TNT’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders adopts dividend for 2008

Amsterdam - TNT N.V. is announcing that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) held today adopted the 2008 financial statements and determined the dividend over 2008 at € 0.34 per ordinary share, duly noting that this amount has already been paid in cash as an interim dividend. In addition it was decided to pay a stock dividend of one ordinary share for every 40 ordinary shares out of the share premium reserve.

During the AGM the following announcements with regard to the Supervisory Board and the Board of Management were made:
  • As per the close of the AGM Ms. G. Kampouri Monnas, Mr. S. Levy and Mr. J.H.M. Hommen have retired in accordance with the rotation plan. Ms. Kampouri Monnas and Mr. Hommen were not available for reappointment, Mr. Levy was available for reappointment and has been reappointed as a member of the Supervisory Board. Further, Ms. P.M. Altenburg has been appointed as a member of the Supervisory Board.
  • As per the close of the AGM in 2010, Mr. V. Halberstadt and Mr. R. King will retire according to the rotation plan of the Supervisory Board.
  • The intention to re-appoint Mr. H.M. Koorstra as member of the Board of Management of TNT for a period of four years.
Furthermore the AGM adopted the following resolutions:
  • To release from liability the members of the Board of Management and the Supervisory Board for their tasks insofar as these tasks are apparent from the financial statements.
  • To extend the designation of the Board of Management as authorised body to issue ordinary shares until 8 October 2010. This authority shall be limited to a maximum of 10% of the issued capital plus a further 10% of the issued capital in case an issue takes place in relation to a merger or an acquisition.
  • To extend the designation of the Board of Management as authorised body to limit or exclude the pre-emptive right to issue ordinary shares until 8 October 2010. This authority shall be limited to a maximum of 10% of the issued capital plus a further 10% of the issued capital in case an issue takes place in relation to a merger or an acquisition.
  • To authorise the Board of Management to have the company acquire its own shares to a maximum of 10% of the issued share capital until 8 October 2010.
  • To reduce the issued share capital by cancelling such number of ordinary shares as will be determined by the Board of Management, with a restriction of 10% of the issued share capital as shown in the annual accounts for the financial year 2008