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Press Release

William Demant Holding A/S: Notice to annual general meeting

Posted on: 26 Feb 18
To the shareholders of William Demant Holding A/S        26 February 2018


Notice is hereby given of the Annual General Meeting of William Demant Holding A/S to be held on:

Thursday, 22 March 2018 at 4:00pm CET

at the Company's address 

Kongebakken 9, 2765 Smørum, Denmark

In accordance with Article 8.2 of the Articles of Association, the agenda is as follows:

1.   The Board of Directors' report on the Company's activities in the past year.

      The Board of Directors recommends that the report be adopted.

2.   Presentation for approval of the audited Annual Report 2017, including the consolidated financial statements.

      The Board of Directors recommends that the Annual Report 2017 be approved.

3.   Approval of remuneration for the Board of Directors for the current financial year.

      The Board of Directors recommends that the proposed remuneration be approved.

4.   Resolution on the appropriation of profit or payment of loss according to the approved Annual Report 2017.

      The Board of Directors proposes that the profit of DKK 1,378 million be transferred to the Company's reserves to the effect that no dividend be paid.

5.   Election of members to the Board of Directors.

      Under Article 11.2 of the Articles of Association, Board members elected by the AGM are elected for one-year terms. At the 2018 AGM, Niels B. Christiansen, Niels Jacobsen, Peter Foss, Benedikte Leroy and Lars Rasmussen stand for re-election.

6.   Election of auditor.

      The Board of Directors proposes that Deloitte Statsautoriseret Revisionspartnerselskab be re-elected.

7.   Any proposals from the Board of Directors or shareholders.

      The Board of Directors has submitted the following proposals:
      a) Reduction of the Company's share capital
      b) Authorisation to the Board of Directors to let the Company acquire own shares
      c) Authority to the chairman of the AGM

8.   Any other business

Before the AGM, coffee and cake will be served from 3:00pm. Parking spaces will be reserved at the main entrance, and there will be free, regular transportation from the nearby Kildedal S-train station between 2:40pm and 3:20pm and back again after the AGM.

Please note that the entire AGM will be webcast on the Company's website,

Further information:
Søren Nielsen, President & CEO
Phone +45 3917 7300
Other contacts:
Søren B. Andersson, VP IR


Last updated on: 26/02/2018

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