Annual General Meeting 2005

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 2004.

No shareholder requested the opportunity to speak.

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

263'558'633

Absolute majority

131'779'317

Votes in favour

260'660'858

Votes against

1'500'360

Abstentions

1'397'415

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