- Nominated candidates elected - Shareholders pay tribute to the services of the longstanding Chairman of
the Supervisory Board, Prof. Dr. Dieter Feddersen - Dr. Nikolaus Schweickart is the new Chairman of the Supervisory Board - Dividend: EUR 0.55 per preferred share and EUR 0.49 per common share
- Authorization to purchase treasury shares extended
LUEBECK, Germany, May 9 /PRNewswire/ -- As expected, the candidates
proposed by the Supervisory Board's Nomination Committee were today elected
by the annual general meeting of Draegerwerk AG & Co. KGaA to the
-- Senator e. H. Dr. h. c. mult. Nikolaus Schweickart, attorney-at-law
with his own practice, and former longstanding chairman of the
executive board of Altana AG
-- Jurgen Peddinghaus, self-employed management consultant, former general
manager of Booz Allen Hamilton Germany and, among other things,
chairman of the supervisory board of Jungheinrich AG
-- Dr. Klaus Rauscher, former chairman of the executive board of
Vattenfall Europe AG and former head of the State Chancellery of
-- Dr. Reinhard Zinkann, managing partner of Miele & Cie. KG
-- Uwe Lueders, chairman of the executive board of L. Possehl GmbH & Co.
-- Dr. Thorsten Grenz, self-employed management consultant and former
chairman of the executive board of mobilcom AG
At its constituent meeting following the annual general meeting, the Supervisory Board unanimously elected Dr. Nikolaus Schweickart as its Chairman.
Siegfrid Kasang, Daniel Friedrich, Bernd Mussmann, Walter Neundorf, Thomas Rickers and Ulrike Tinnefeld were elected as employee representatives to the Supervisory Board on April 8, 2008.
Furthermore, the annual general meeting approved the proposed dividend.
The dividend for fiscal year 2007 is EUR 0.55 per preferred sha
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