PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:
The Combined General Meeting on April 26, 2017, chaired by Bernard Michel, approved all the resolutions presented by the Board of Directors, including the annual accounts for 2016.
The voting results will be available shortly on the Group website: www.gecina.fr.
The General Meeting approved the payment of a cash dividend of 5.20 euros per share for 2016. A 50% interim dividend, representing 2.60 euros per share, was already paid on March 8. The balance of 2.60 euros per share will be paid on July 7, 2017.
Composition of the Board of Directors
The General Meeting ratified the co-opting of the company Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc., represented by Mr William Tresham, as a Director, replacing Mrs Nathalie Palladitcheff, and reappointed Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc., whose term of office was due to end following the General Meeting on April 26, 2017, as a Director for a four-year term, i.e. through to the end of the General Meeting convened to approve the annual financial statements for 2020.
Lastly, the General Meeting decided to appoint Mrs Laurence Danon as an independent director, replacing Mr Rafael Gonzalez de la Cueva, whose term of office was due to end following the General Meeting on April 26, 2017. Mrs Laurence Danon's four-year term of office will run through to the end of the General Meeting convened to approve the financial statements for 2020.
The Board of Directors has 10 members, with 50% women and 50% independent directors:
Bernard Michel, Chairman
Méka Brunel, Chief Executive Officer
Isabelle Courville (1)
Laurence Danon (1)
Dominique Dudan (1)
Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc., represented by William Tresham
Jacques-Yves Nicol (1)
Predica, represented by Jean-Jacques Duchamp
Inès Reinmann Toper (1)
(1) Independent directors
Gecina, a leading real estate group
Gecina owns, manages and develops property holdings worth 12.1 billion euros at end-2016, with nearly 97% located in the Paris Region. The Group is building its business around France’s leading office portfolio and a diversification division with residential assets and student residences. Gecina has put sustainable innovation at the heart of its strategy to create value, anticipate its customers' expectations and invest while respecting the environment, thanks to the dedication and expertise of its staff.
Gecina is a French real estate investment trust (SIIC) listed on Euronext Paris, and is part of the SBF 120, Euronext 100, FTSE4Good, DJSI Europe and World, Stoxx Global ESG Leaders and Vigeo indices. In line with its commitments to the community, Gecina has created a company foundation, which is focused on protecting the environment and supporting all forms of disability.