OMA’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting approves Ps. 1,600 million dividend payment

  • Ps. 1,500 million share purchase reserve approved
  • Meeting ratifies Diego Quintana Kawage as Chairman of the Board and the Independent Directors making up the Board Committees

MONTERREY, Mexico, May 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mexican airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B. de C.V., known as OMA (NASDAQ:OMAB) (BMV:OMA), announced today that its Annual Ordinary Shareholders’ Meeting approved, among other matters, the payment of a cash dividend of Ps. 1,600 million, or Ps. 4.00 per share, to be paid no later than May 31, 2017.

In addition, the Shareholders’ Meeting approved a share purchase reserve of Ps. 1,500 million and authorized use of up to that amount to repurchase Series B shares during 2017 and until the next annual meeting approves the 2017 results.

The meeting ratified Diego Quintana Kawage as the Chairman of the Board, and ratified the Independent Directors who chair the Board Committees. The composition of the corporate governance bodies is shown below.

Board of Directors
Diego Quintana KawageChairmanBB
Guadalupe Phillips MargainDirectorBB
Rodrigo Antonio Quintana KawageDirectorBB
Jacques Edouard Julien FOLLAINDirectorBPatrice BASTID
Pablo García AguilarDirectorB
Próspero Antonio OrtegaDirectorB
Elsa Beatriz García BojorgesIndependent DirectorB
Alberto Felipe Mulás AlonsoIndependent DirectorB
Ricardo Gutiérrez MuñozIndependent DirectorB
Ricardo Maldonado YañezIndependent DirectorB
Felipe Duarte OlveraIndependent DirectorB

Bernardo Casas GodoySecretary, not a member of the Board
Alfredo Domínguez SánchezProsecretary, not a member of the Board

Elsa Beatriz García BojorgesChair
Alberto Felipe Mulás Alonso
Felipe Duarte Olvera

Alberto Felipe Mulás AlonsoChair
Ricardo Gutiérrez Muñoz
Ricardo Maldonado Yáñez

The Extraordinary Shareholders Meeting was not held as a result of not reaching the quorum required by law.

This press release may contain forward-looking information and statements. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts. These statements are only predictions based on our current information and expectations and projections about future events. Forward-looking statements may be identified by the words “believe,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “target,” “estimate,” or similar expressions. While OMA's management believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, investors are cautioned that forward-looking information and statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties, many of which are difficult to predict and are generally beyond the control of OMA, that could cause actual results and developments to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied or projected by, the forward-looking information and statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, those discussed in our most recent annual report filed on Form 20-F under the caption “Risk Factors.” OMA undertakes no obligation to update publicly its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

About OMA
Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B. de C.V., known as OMA, operates 13 international airports in nine states of central and northern Mexico. OMA’s airports serve Monterrey, Mexico’s third largest metropolitan area, the tourist destinations of Acapulco, Mazatlán, and Zihuatanejo, and nine other regional centers and border cities. OMA also operates the NH Collection Hotel inside Terminal 2 of the Mexico City airport and the Hilton Garden Inn at the Monterrey airport. OMA employs over 1,000 persons in order to offer passengers and clients airport and commercial services in facilities that comply with all applicable international safety, security, and ISO 9001:2008 environmental standards. OMA is listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange (OMA) and on the NASDAQ Global Select Market (OMAB). For more information, visit:

CONTACT: Chief Financial Officer Vicsaly Torres Ruiz +52 (81) 8625 4300 Investor Relations: Emmanuel Camacho +52 (81) 8625 4308 Laury Franco Castillo +52 (81) 8625 4377 Paul Andrés Rivero Zavala +52 (81) 8625 4334 In the US: Daniel Wilson /Zemi Communications +1 (212) 689 9560 Media Relations: Paola Fernández +52 (81) 8625 4300

Source:Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte S.A.B. de C.V.