Apr 15, 2013  Düsseldorf / Germany

Substantial dividend increase approved

Henkel holds Annual General Meeting

Held in Düsseldorf on April 15, 2013, 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 1,500 attended the event.

Resolution on dividends

The Annual General Meeting approved a dividend of 0.93 euros per ordinary share and 0.95 euros per preferred share. The dividend payout thus significantly exceeds the prior year’s figures of 0.78 euros and 0.80 euros respectively.

Shareholders’ Committee by-election

Jean-Francois van Boxmeer was elected as a member of the Shareholders’ Committee. Boxmeer succeeds Karel Vuursteen, who resigned from the Shareholders’ Committee as of the end of the 2013 Annual General Meeting.