Boskalis: Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (The Netherlands)
At today’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) the Financial Statements 2012 were approved, as well as the re-appointment of one of the members of the Supervisory Board.
Furthermore, the meeting adopted the dividend proposal of EUR 1.24 per share.
Mr. M. Niggebrugge has been re-appointed as member of the Supervisory Board of Boskalis for a period of four years.
The Annual General Meeting of Shareholders approved to distribute a dividend of EUR 1.24 per share in the form of ordinary shares, unless a shareholder opts for cash dividend. This option period will commence on 15 May 2013 and end on 27 May 2013. Payment of the dividend will take place as of 4 June 2013.
ENLARGEMENT OF THE BOARD OF MANAGEMENT
In light of the acquisition of Dockwise, the Supervisory Board has decided to increase the number of members of the Board of Management of Boskalis from four to five. After the notice of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, the Supervisory Board appointed Mr. A. Goedée as member of the Board of Management with effect from 8 May 2013 for a period of one year.
Mr. Goedée (1951) studied at Hogere Zeevaartschool in Scheveningen. He has worked at Nedlloyd Lines, Neddrill Drilling Contractors, Heerema Group and Vedior. Mr. Goedée was appointed in 2003 as Chief Executive Officer of Dockwise Ltd.
The specific experience Mr. Goedée gathered at Dockwise, will contribute to the integration of Boskalis and Dockwise and the continuation of the growth and expansion of Boskalis.
Press Release, May 8, 2013