Annual General Meeting 2003

Voting Results

Agenda

Yes

No

Abstention

1. Annual Report, Group and Parent Company Accounts for 2002 Reports of the Group and Statutory Auditors

276,774,077

423,601

2,747,403

2. Appropriation of retained earnings Dividend for financial year 2002

278,103,213

458,950

355,159

3. Discharge of the members of the Board of Directors and the Group Executive Board

271,639,708

4,904,160

1,673,409

4. Amendment of the Articles of Association

4.1. Adaptation of English version of the company name (Art. 1)

274,726,383

404,523

929,573

4.2. Joint shareholdings / Entry in the share register (Art. 5 and 7)

274,837,350

722,190

1,108,870

4.3. Placing of items on the agenda (Art. 12)

275,144,470

502,643

1,047,975

4.4. Term of office of Board members (Art. 19)

275,023,310

590,823

1,062,302

4.5. Appointment of members of the Group Managing Board (Art. 24)

272,754,034

2,610,657

1,330,705

5. Elections

5.1. Re-election of Board members

5.1.1. Peter Böckli

272,091,397

1,276,940

3,294,340

5.1.2. Johannes A. de Gier

271,878,033

3,060,304

1,749,732

5.1.3. Rolf A. Meyer

270,952,627

1,100,772

4,623,687

5.2. Re-election of Group and Statutory Auditors: Ernst & Young Ltd., Basel

272,896,480

1,317,601

2,424,031

5.3. Re-election of Special Auditors: Deloitte & Touche AG, Basel

272,961,282

2,401,479

1,214,862

6. Capital reduction

6.1. Cancellation of shares repurchased under the 2002 / 2003 and 2002b share buyback programs and respective amendment of article 4 of the Articles of Association

274,506,174

867,377

1,175,556

6.2. Approval of a new 2003 / 2004 share buyback program

271,175,667

3,250,928

1,671,026

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