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Results of the Annual General Meeting of UBS AG
At the Annual General Meeting of UBS AG, held on May 7, 2014, UBS's shareholders
confirmed in their offices those members of the Board of Directors who stood for re-election. 1,666 shareholders attended the meeting, representing 1,994,794,917 votes.
Zurich/Basel, 7 May 2014 – At the Annual General Meeting UBS AG shareholders approved the Annual Report and Consolidated Financial Statements for 2013 and confirmed Ernst & Young AG, Basel, as auditors and the Independent Proxy (ADB Altorfer Duss & Beilstein AG, Zurich). They also approved the distribution of a dividend of CHF 0.25 per share (98.80%) from capital contribution reserves.
Compensation Report approved
In an advisory vote, a majority of shareholders (85.93%) approved the Compensation Report for 2013.
Shareholders approved the discharge of the members of the Board of Directors and the Group Executive Board for the 2013 financial year (87.30%).
Amended Articles of Association approved
Shareholders approved the amended Articles of Association of UBS to implement the new Ordinance Against Excessive Compensation in Listed Stock Corporations (73.38%).
EU Capital Requirements Directive of 2013 (CRD IV) approved
In an advisory vote, a majority of shareholders (98.34%) approved the EU Capital Requirements Directive of 2013 (CRD IV).
Elections to the Board of Directors
The Annual General Meeting confirmed in office the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Axel A. Weber (96.09%) and fellow Board members Michel Demaré (98.13%), David Sidwell (98.04%), Reto Francioni (98.87%), Ann F. Godbehere (97.81%), Axel P. Lehmann (98.31%), Helmut Panke (97.91%), William G. Parrett (94.24%), Isabelle Romy (98.69%), Beatrice Weder di Mauro (98.70%) and Joseph Yam (98.26%). Detailed CVs of all the members of the Board of Directors are available at www.ubs.com/bod.
UBS wishes to thank Rainer-Marc Frey, who has stepped down from the Board of Directors, for his valuable contributions to the firm, and wishes him all the best for the future.
Elections to the Human Resources and Compensation Committee
Shareholders elected Ann F. Godbehere (97.35%), Michel Demaré (97.45%), Helmut Panke (97.40%), and Reto Francioni (98.54%) to the Human Resources and Compensation Committee.
1,666 shareholders attended the Annual General Meeting, representing 1,994,794,917 votes.
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