On the agenda are, amongst others, the discussion of PostNL’s annual report 2016 and revised dividend policy and the approval of the financial statements 2016 and the proposal to pay the holders of ordinary shares dividend out of the profit over the financial year 2016 of €0.12 per ordinary share in cash or shares at the option of the shareholders.
The Supervisory Board proposes to appoint Mr Blok as member of the Supervisory Board and to reappoint Ms Jongerius and Mr Engel as members of the Supervisory Board. The proposal for reappointment of Ms Jongerius has been made in accordance with the enhanced recommendation right of the Central Works Council.
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The meeting will be held on Tuesday 18 April 2017 at 2:00 PM (CET) at Marriott hotel Den Haag, Johan de Wittlaan 30 (2517 JR) in The Hague.Dividend
If the above dividend proposal is adopted, the PostNL shares will be traded ex-dividend as of 20 April 2017. The dividend record date will be 21 April 2017. Shareholders will be given the opportunity to make their choice between cash and shares between 24 April 2017 and 9 May 2017. If no choice is made during this election period the dividend will be paid in cash. The shares to be issued as stock dividend are paid out of additional paid in capital as part of the distributable reserves, free of withholding tax in the Netherlands. The number of share dividend rights entitled to one new common share will be determined based on the volume-weighted average price of all traded PostNL ordinary shares at Euronext Amsterdam on 5, 8 and 9 May 2017. The value of the stock dividend, based on this VWAP, will, subject to rounding, be targeted at but not be lower than the cash dividend. There will be no trading in stock dividend rights. The dividend will be payable as of 11 May 2017.
We are PostNL. For our clients, we are the link between the physical and the online world. We facilitate communications between people and companies. On average, we deliver 550,000 parcels and 10 million letters a day throughout all of the Netherlands. We offer more and more new services through combinations of smart networks, digital applications and the right communications channels. In doing so, we aim to make the daily lives of our customers easier.
As the first listed postal company, we have the largest and most modern network for letters, parcels and e-commerce in the Benelux countries. In addition, we also operate in Germany and Italy. PostNL employs a total of approximately 49,000 people. In 2015 our revenues reached almost €3,5 billion.