Annual General Meeting 2004

Voting Results

Agenda

Yes

No

Abstention

1. Annual Report, Group and Parent Company Accounts for 2003, Reports of the Group and Statutory Auditors

312,922,475

360,978

1,424,739

2. Appropriation of retained earnings Dividend for financial year 2003

313,846,320

272,580

573,443

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

307,822,745

1,281,451

4,326,463

4. Elections

4.1. Re-election of Board member: Sir Peter Davis

312,174,114

1,093,134

1,314,159

4.2. Election of new Board members:

4.2.1. Stephan Haeringer

309,164,779

3,572,781

1,696,252

4.2.2. Helmut Panke

311,578,682

1,201,260

1,635,824

4.2.3. Peter Spuhler

311,789,398

1,237,880

1,440,578

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

312,379,801

662,345

1,221,079

5. Capital reduction

5.1. Cancellation of shares repurchased under the 2003/2004 share buyback program and respective amendment of Article 4 of the Articles of Association

312,372,720

573,756

1,005,105

5.2. Approval of a new 2004/2005 share buyback program

308,243,510

857,047

1,068,893

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