04/11/2011, Düsseldorf / Germany


Substantial dividend increase approved


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Henkel holds Annual General Meeting

Held in Düsseldorf on April 11, 2011, the Annual General Meeting of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA saw all of its agenda resolutions passed by the voting shareholders, of whom a total of some 2,000 attended the event.

Resolution on dividends
The Annual General Meeting approved a dividend of 0.70 euros per ordinary share and 0.72 euros per preferred share. The dividend payout thus significantly exceeds the prior year’s figures of 0.51 euros and 0.53 euros respectively.

Shareholders’ Committee by-election
Dr.-Ing. Norbert Reithofer was elected as a member of the Shareholders’ Committee. Reithofer succeeds Dr. h.c. Ulrich Hartmann, who resigned from the Shareholders’ Committee as of the end of the 2010 Annual General Meeting.

Henkel AG & Co. KGaA