Combined Shareholders’ Meeting of IPSEN S.A. held on 30 May 2018
Adoption of all resolutions submitted to the vote of Shareholders
Paris (France), 30 May 2018 – 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’s Executive Management team.
The Shareholders’ Meeting approved all the resolutions submitted by the Board of Directors and in particular, the distribution of a dividend of €1.00 per share to be paid on 6 June 2018 (ex-dividend date 4 June 2018).
The Shareholders’ Meeting also approved the renewal of Ms. Anne Beaufour as a director, as well as the appointments as directors of M. Philippe Bonhomme, to replace MAYROY S.A., and of M. Paul Sekhri and M. Piet Wigerinck. The Board welcomed the newly-appointed directors.
Ms. Hélène Auriol-Potier, M. Hervé Couffin and M. Pierre Martinet did not wish to renew their mandate. The Board also noted today the resignation of M. Christophe Verot, as a director. The Board thanked them for their major contributions to the Board of Directors.
Following the Shareholders’ Meeting, the new Board of Directors is comprised of 12 members, five of whom are women.
During the Meeting, David Meek, Chief Executive Officer and Aymeric Le Chatelier, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, focused on the group strategy, highlights and financial results for 2017, and also confirmed the objectives and guidance for 2018.