General meetings of shareholders

The general meeting of shareholders is the supreme corporate body.

The Annual General Meeting of UBS Group AG took place on 2 May 2019 at the St. Jakobshalle Basel.

The General Meeting has the following powers:

  • To establish and amend the Articles of Association
  • To elect the members and the Chairman of the Board of Directors and the members of the compensation committee
  • To elect the auditors and the independent proxy
  • To approve the management report and the consolidated financial statements
  • To approve the annual accounts and to decide upon the appropriation of the net profit shown in the balance sheet
  • To approve the compensation for the Board of Directors and the Group Executive Board pursuant to Article 43 of the Articles of Association
  • To give the members of the Board of Directors and of the Group Executive Board a discharge
  • To take decisions on all matters reserved to the General Meeting by law or by the Articles of Association, or which are placed before it by the Board of Directors.