Plus   Neg

Novo Nordisk AGM Approves Actual Remuneration Of Board

Novo Nordisk said that its Annual General Meeting approved the actual remuneration of the Board of Directors for 2018 and the remuneration level for 2019, the Company's statutory Annual Report 2018. The Revised Remuneration Principles were adopted.
But a proposal from a shareholder to reduce prices if the return on equity exceeded 7%, was not adopted.

The Meeting approved re-election of Helge Lund as chairman of the Board of Directors;re-election of Jeppe Christiansen as vice chairman of the Board of

The Meeting also approved re-election of Brian Daniels, Andreas Fibig, Sylvie Gr?goire, Liz Hewitt, Kasim Kutay and Martin Mackay as members of the Board of Directors; election of Laurence Debroux as new member of the Board of Directors; re-appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers Statsautoriseret Revisionspartner-selskab as the Company's auditor.

The final dividend for 2018 of DKK 5.15 for each Novo Nordisk A or B share of DKK 0.20 has been approved. The total dividend for 2018 of DKK 8.15 includes both the interim dividend of DKK 3.00 for each Novo Nordisk A and B share of DKK 0.20 which was paid in August 2018 and a final dividend of DKK 5.15 for each Novo Nordisk A and B share of DKK 0.20 to be paid in March 2019.

The Annual Meeting reduction of the Company's B share capital by cancellation of part of the Company's own holding of B shares. The Company's B shares are reduced by DKK
10,000,000 from DKK 382,512,800 to DKK 372,512,800. The Company's A share capital of DKK 107.49 million remains unchanged, whereby the Company's share capital will amount to DKK 480 million.

The Annual Meeting adapted authorisation to the Board of Directors until the Annual General Meeting 2020 to allow the Company to repurchase own shares of up to 10% of the share capital subject to a holding limit of 10% of the share capital.

For comments and feedback contact: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Editors Pick
The University of Phoenix has agreed to pay a record $191 million to settle Federal Trade Commission charges alleging that the university used deceptive advertisements. According to the FTC, the university used deceptive advertisements that falsely touted their relationships and job opportunities... General Motors introduced new versions of its Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban full-size SUVs that are bigger than previous models, offer more interior space and feature more advanced technology. The new vehicles join the new Silverado and Silverado HD as part of a complete redesign of Chevrolet's full-size truck and SUV lineup within 24 months. They will go on sale in mid-2020 in North America. Apple unveiled a new feature for the Apple Card, enabling cardholders to buy a new iPhone in 24 monthly installments without paying interest. In October, during Apple's earnings call, CEO Tim Cook had announced the tech giant's plans to introduce this feature. The Apple Card, Apple's first credit card, was introduced by the tech giant in March in partnership with Goldman Sachs and Mastercard.
Follow RTT