Annual General Meeting 2002

Voting Results

Agenda

Agenda

Yes

Yes

No

No

Abstention

Abstention

Agenda

1 Annual Report

Yes

319,369,497

No

456,357

Abstention

3,885,977

Agenda

2 Appropriation of retained earnings

Yes

318,415,693

No

3,127,240

Abstention

2,130,175

Agenda

3 Discharge

Yes

315,981,461

No

1,203,306

Abstention

5,701,449

Agenda

4 Elections

Yes

 

No

 

Abstention

 

Agenda

Elected as a new member of Board of Directors: Ernesto Bertarelli

Yes

320,707,299

No

897,325

Abstention

1,760,445

Agenda

Elected as Group and Parent Company Auditors: Ernst & Young

Yes

313,927,596

No

524,541

Abstention

3,914,321

Agenda

5 Capital Reduction

Yes

 

No

 

Abstention

 

Agenda

Cancellation of shares 2001 program

Yes

315,041,766

No

947,960

Abstention

2,658,891

Agenda

2002/2003 share buyback program

Yes

317,094,354

No

1,133,967

Abstention

2,602,128

Agenda

6 Partial Amendment of Articles of Association

Yes

310,116,501

No

966,500

Abstention

4,894,863