Numico's shareholders vote in favour of all resolutions at the EGM
Schiphol, 30 November 2007 - Royal Numico N.V. reports that Numico's
shareholders voted in favour of all resolutions during the
Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (EGM) that was held
today. 89.7% of Numico's total share capital outstanding was present
or represented at the EGM.
The following resolutions were approved:
* Discharge of the members of the Executive Board;
* Discharge of the members of the Supervisory Board;
* Appointment of Mr Neu and Mr Caquelin as members of the Executive
* Appointment of Mr Hours, Mr Vincent and Mr Faber as members of
the Supervisory Board;
* Amendments of the Articles of Association. The amendments and
related explanations are accessible through Numico's website;
* Conversion of Numico into a private company with limited
liability and amendment of the Articles of Association in
connection therewith. The amendments and related explanations are
accessible through Numico's website.
The new Executive Board members replace Messrs. Bennink, Britton,
Huët and Mehra, all of whom resigned their positions at the
conclusion of today's EGM. Mr. Morgan, responsible for the Company's
clinical nutrition division, will retain his position as Executive
The new Supervisory Board members replace Messrs. Zwartendijk,
Wold-Olsen, Lindenbergh, Ms. Strauss and Ms. Young, all of whom
resigned their positions at the conclusion of today's EGM.
Mr. Schuit will retain his position as Supervisory Board member.
Groupe Danone S.A. declared its public offer for Numico unconditional
on 2 November 2007 and now holds approximately 98.6% of Numico's
outstanding share capital. Groupe Danone S.A. anticipates that it
will initiate a squeeze-out or takeover buy-out procedure, as
referred to in the Dutch Civil Code, to acquire all of the Company's
remaining ordinary shares.
Royal Numico is a high-growth, high-margin specialised nutrition
company with leading positions in Baby Food and Clinical Nutrition
and brings products to the market under the brand names Nutricia,
Milupa, Cow & Gate, Mellin and Dumex, among others. The company
serves customers in over 100 countries and employs approx. 13,000
people (see also: www.numico.com).
For any questions you might have, please
Royal Numico N.V. Corporate Communications tel. +31 20 456 9077
Royal Numico N.V. Investor Relations tel. +31 20 456 9032
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