“Ad hoc” announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR SIX Swiss Exchange
- Distribution of CHF 18.00 per share
- Confirmation of all members of the Board of Directors who were available for re-election;
Lukas Winkler elected as new member, replacing Dr. Richard Fischer who no longer was
available for re-election after 20 years of Board membership.
- AGM approves all changes to Articles of Association and further motions, including the
consultative vote on the Compensation Report 2022 and all proposed compensation for the
Bad Ragaz/Switzerland, March 30, 2023. The Annual General Meeting of INFICON Holding AG (SIX Swiss Exchange: IFCN), approved all the proposals made by the Board of Directors. 72.75% of the voting rights were represented at the AGM.
Distribution of CHF 18.00 per share
The General Meeting resolved to distribute CHF 18.00 per registered share for the year 2022 as ordinary dividend. The payment will take place on April 6, 2023, with the ex-date being April 4, 2023, and the record-date April 5, 2023.
Board of Directors, Compensation and HR Committee, Independent Proxy, Auditors
The AGM re-elected all available Members of the Board of Directors (Dr. Beat E. Lüthi, Vanessa Frey, Beat Siegrist, Dr. Reto Suter) for a one-year term of office and confirmed Dr. Beat E. Lühti as Chairman for a one-year term of office. Lukas Winkler was elected as a new Member of the Board of Directors for a one-year term of office, replacing Dr. Richard Fischer who was no longer available for re-election after 20 years of Board membership.
The law firm Baur Hürlimann AG, Zürich, was re-elected as independent proxy holder for a one-year term of office. KPMG AG, Zürich, was re-elected as auditors for a one-year term of office.
The AGM approved in a consultative vote the Remuneration Report for 2022 and approved the proposed compensation for the next period for the Members of the Board of Directors and Group Management.
Changes to the Articles of Association
The AGM approved all the proposed changes to the Articles of Association.
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INFICON is a leading provider of innovative instrumentation, critical sensor technologies, and Smart Manufacturing/Industry 4.0 software solutions that enhance productivity and quality of tools, processes and complete factories. These analysis, measurement and control products are essential for gas leak detection in air conditioning/refrigeration, and automotive manufacturing. They are vital to equipment manufacturers and end-users in the complex fabrication of semiconductors and thin film coatings for optics, flat panel displays, solar cells and industrial vacuum coating applications. Other users of vacuum based processes include the life sciences, research, aerospace, packaging, heat treatment, laser cutting and many other industrial processes. We also leverage our expertise in vacuum technology to provide unique, toxic chemical analysis products for emergency response, security, and environmental monitoring. INFICON is headquartered in Switzerland and has world-class manufacturing facilities in Europe, the United States and China, as well as subsidiaries in China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Liechtenstein, Mexico, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, the United Kingdom and the United States. INFICON registered shares (IFCN) are listed on SIX Swiss Exchange. For more information about INFICON and its products, please visit www.inficon.com.
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