Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) announced that today’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) has approved the appointment of Ms. Orit Gadiesh as a new member of the Supervisory Board.
The AGM also approved Philips’ proposal to pay a dividend over 2013 of EUR 0.80 per share in 2014. The dividend will be paid in cash or shares, at the shareholder’s option. More information about the optional dividend can be found here.
In addition, the AGM has adopted the proposal to re-appoint KPMG Accountants N.V. as external auditor of Philips for an interim period of one year. All other proposals made to shareholders at the AGM were also accepted.
For more information about Philips’ 2014 AGM, please visit this site. Additional information on the composition of the Board of Management, the Executive Committee, the Supervisory Board, as well as Philips’ 2013 results, is included in Philips’ 2013 Annual Report that was published on February 25, 2014.