Annual General Meeting 2007

Minutes

Item 3: Discharge of the Members 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 2006.

In the discussion, one speaker requested that, due to the high levels of their compensation, discharge not be granted to the Board of Directors and the Group Executive Board.

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

540,670,602

Absolute majority

270,335,302

Votes in favor

527,057,926

Votes against

8,930,629

Abstentions

4,682,047