The Combined Shareholders’ Meeting of Ipsen S.A. (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY), chaired by Marc de Garidel, Chairman of the Board, was held today, in the presence of the members of the Board of Directors and the Group Executive Management.
The Shareholders’ Meeting approved all the resolutions submitted by the Board of Directors and in particular, the distribution of €0.85 dividend per share to be paid on 13 June 2017 (ex-dividend date 9 June 2017).
The Shareholders’ Meeting also renewed Antoine Flochel as Director and approved the appointment of Margaret Liu, Carol Stuckley and David Meek as Directors, for a term of four years, i.e., until the Shareholders’ Meeting called to approve the financial statements for the year 2020. Following the Shareholders’ Meeting, the new Board of Directors is comprised of 14 members, of whom six are women.
During the meeting, David Meek, Chief Executive Officer and Aymeric Le Chatelier, Executive Vice President Finance, presented, in particular, the major events and financial results for 2016 as well as the 2017 outlook.