Share Buy Back
The Extraordinary General Meeting has authorized the Board to acquire the maximum permissible amount of own shares and to use these shares in the context of acquisitions or annul them. The authorization will remain valid for a period of five (5) years.
Following the recommendation of the Board of Directors the General Meeting approved the gross dividend over 2013 at one euro and fifty eurocents (€ 1.50) per fully paid up share.
Appointment of directors
The General Meeting has reappointed the following four directors:
Moreover the General Meeting has appointed an additional independent director, notably Mrs. Hilde Laga for a period of four (4) years. Mrs. Laga is a leading Belgian attorney with a strong corporate governance and M&A background.
Subsequent to the above appointments, the Board of Directors has decided to extend the mandate of Mr. Eric Van Zele as CEO of the company.
Barco, a global technology company, designs and develops visualization products for a variety of selected professional markets. Barco has its own facilities for Sales & Marketing, Customer Support, R&D and Manufacturing in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. Barco (NYSE Euronext Brussels: BAR) is active in more than 90 countries with 4,000 employees worldwide. Barco posted sales of 1.158 billion euros in 2013.
For more information and the annual report 2013, please visit the Company’s website at www.barco.com
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