UBS Ordinary General Meeting
At their first Ordinary General Meeting held on Thursday 22 April, UBS shareholders approved the annual report and financial statements for 1998 as well as granting discharge to the Board of Directors and the Group Executive Board. The General Meeting also voted in favour of the Board's proposal to pay a dividend of CHF 10.
The General Meeting confirmed the reappointment of the following members of the Board of Directors: Alex Krauer, who will remain in office for another 3 years, and Peter Böckli and Rolf A. Meyer, who will stand for a further 4 years.
Georges P. Schorderet, on the Board of Directors since 1996, did not offer himself for re-election. Manfred Zobl resigned following UBS AG's divestment of its holding in Swiss Life / Rentenanstalt. The Board of Directors wishes to thank both gentlemen for their excellent service. Shareholders voted in favour of Eric Honegger, Chairman elect of SAir Group, joining the Board of Directors.
A total of 4'202 shareholders attended the General Meeting, representing 51'575'479 votes.
Zurich/Basel, 22 April 1999
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