Annual General Meeting 2004

Minutes

Item 3: Discharge of the member of the Board of Directors and the Group Executive Board

The Board of Directors proposed that discharge be granted to the members of the Board of Directors and the Group Executive Board for the financial year 2003.

No formal motions were submitted during the discussion, in which only a single participant spoke.

The Annual General Meeting granted discharge to the Board of Directors and the Group Executive Board, with the voting being as follows (the members of the Board of Directors and the Group Executive Board not being entitled to vote):

Votes cast

313,430,659

Absolute majority

156,715,330

Votes in favour

307,822,745

Votes against

1,281,451

Abstentions

4,326,463

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