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DSM announces results of Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

Heerlen, Netherlands, May 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Royal DSM today held its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders.

The following items were approved:

  • Adoption of the Financial Statements for 2013
  • Adoption of the dividend for 2013 (see also separate press release)
  • Release from liability of the members of the Managing Board and Supervisory Board for their responsibilities in the financial year 2013
  • Reappointment of Mr. R-D. Schwalb as a member of the Managing Board
  • Appointment of Mrs. G. Matchett as a member of the Managing Board
  • Reappointment of Mr. R. Routs and Mr. T. de Swaan as members of the Supervisory Board
  • Appointment of KPMG Accountants N.V. as external Auditor for the financial years 2015, 2016 and 2017
  • Extension of the period during which the Managing Board is authorized to issue ordinary shares and to limit or exclude the preferential right when issuing ordinary shares
  • Authorization of the Managing Board to have the company repurchase shares
  • Reduction of the issued capital by canceling shares

DSM - Bright Science. Brighter Living.(TM)
Royal DSM is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders simultaneously. DSM delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials. DSM's 24,500 employees deliver annual net sales of around €10 billion. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext. More information can be found at www.dsm.com.

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DSM Corporate Communications Herman Betten
tel. +31 (0) 45 5782017
e-mail media.contacts@dsm.com
DSM Investor Relations Dave Huizing
tel. +31 (0) 45 5782864
e-mail investor.relations@dsm.com

Press release-pdf http://hugin.info/130663/R/1783583/610855.pdf

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Source:DSM N.V.