May 19, 2015 - 07:00 pm (CEST)
- Dividend of EUR 1.25 per share approved, with payment date on May 28, 2015
- Shareholders voted in favor of Long Term Incentive Plan 2015 and Matching Share Plan 2015
- Members of the Supervisory Board elected as proposed
OMV´s Ordinary Annual General Meeting has approved a dividend of EUR 1.25 per share for 2014 as well as all other agenda resolutions including the elections to the Supervisory Board, the Long Term Incentive Plan 2015 and the Matching Share Plan 2015.
Today´s General Meeting has approved a dividend of EUR 1.25 per share. The payment date was agreed for May 28, 2015. The Meeting presented the duly adopted annual financial statements and discharged the Executive Board and Supervisory Board. ERNST & YOUNG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft m.b.H., Vienna, was elected as the auditor and Group auditor for the 2015 financial year.
The General Meeting has granted authorization for the Long Term Incentive Plan 2015, which is a long-term compensation instrument for the Executive Board and selected senior executives introduced in order to promote mid- and long-term value creation at OMV. Authorization was also granted for the Matching Share Plan 2015, an integral part of the annual bonus agreement, which is a long-term compensation vehicle for the Members of the Executive Board that promotes retention and shareholder alignment in OMV, combining the interests of management and shareholders via a long-term investment in restricted shares.
Due to the resignation of Mr. Rudolf Kemler and Mr. Roy Franklin from the Supervisory Board, the following two persons were elected as member of the Supervisory Board until the close of the General Meeting deciding on the discharge for the 2019 financial year.
- Mr. Peter Oswald (Chairman)
- Ms. Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell
Voting results and CVs of the new members of the Supervisory Board will be posted on OMV’s website at www.omv.com > Investor Relations > Financial Calendar and Events > Annual General Meeting 2015.
With Group sales of EUR 36 bn, a workforce of around 25,500 employees and a market capitalization of EUR 7 bn as of December 31, 2014, OMV Aktiengesellschaft is one of Austria’s largest listed industrial companies. In Upstream, OMV is active in two core countries, Romania and Austria, and holds a balanced international portfolio. OMV had proven oil and gas reserves (1P) of approximately 1.1 bn boe as of year-end 2014 and a production of approximately 309 kboe/d in 2014, thereof approximately 85% in EU/OECD countries. In Downstream, OMV has an annual refining capacity of 17.8 mn t and had approximately 4,100 filling stations in 11 countries as of end of 2014. In addition, OMV operates a gas pipeline network in Austria and gas storage facilities in Austria and Germany. In 2014, natural gas sales volumes amounted to 114 TWh. OMV holds a 51% stake in the Romanian oil and gas company OMV Petrom S.A. and a 36% stake in Borealis AG, one of the world’s leading producers of polyolefins.