Zodiac Aerospace : Zodiac Aerospace: General Shareholders' Meeting
Zodiac Aerospace General Shareholders' Meeting
Plaisir, January 9, of 2013 - The combined General Shareholders' Meeting of
the Zodiac Aerospace Group was held today at the headquarters of the company.
The quorum of the shareholders present or represented amounted to 65,246 % of
the voting rights^.
The General meeting approved all the resolutions submitted to its vote.
In particular, the shareholders' meeting approved of the distribution of cash
dividend of €1.40 for the 2011-2012 financial year, against €1.20 for the
The terms of the Office of Directors of Mrs Gilberte Lombard, and of the FFP
Company, represented by Mr. Robert Peugeot, were renewed.
During this general meeting, Olivier Zarrouati, Chairman of the Executive
Board, confirmed the company's growth prospects, as a result of both organic
and external growth.
At the beginning of the 2012 /2013 financial year, in accordance with its
strategy which consists in being the global leader on each of its niche
markets, Zodiac Aerospace has completed three acquisitions for a total amount
*In the field of in-flight entertainment, Zodiac Aerospace accelerates its
development through the acquisition of American company IMS, the 4^th
global actor in the IFE sector, and the leader of the IFE "passenger
centric" segment. The company employs about 250 people and generated sales
of over $70M. IMS developed RAVE, a "Passenger Centric" IFE system which
was notably selected by Lufthansa to equip its long-haul aircrafts.
*Northwest Aerospace Technologies (NAT) strengthens Zodiac Aerospace's
offer in the field of cabin retrofit. NAT is an engineering services
company specializing in transport category aircraft modification
programmes. Based in Everett, Washington, the company has about 160
employees, of which 100 engineers, and generates sales of about $50M. This
activity effectively complements those of Zodiac Aerospace in the field of
*Zodiac consolidates its world leadership in the field of electricity
through the acquisition of Innovative Power Solutions (IPS), which
manufactures generators and converter units for business aircrafts,
helicopters and drones. Founded in 1999 and based in Eatondown, USA, IPS
employs 60 people and generates sales of about $8M. This acquisition will
complete and reinforce Zodiac Aerospace's leading position in the field of
electricity on board aircraft, a field in which the Group was already the
global leader in primary electrical distribution and the supplier of all
major new programmes.
About Zodiac Aerospace
Zodiac Aerospace is a world leader in aeronautical equipment and systems
designed for commercial, regional and business aircraft, as well as
helicopters and spacecraft. Zodiac Aerospace has 26,000 employees worldwide,
and brought in sales revenue of €3.4 billion in 2011/2012 through its five
business segments: Zodiac Cabin & Structures, Zodiac Galleys & Equipment,
Zodiac Seats, Zodiac Aerosafety and Zodiac Aircraft Systems.
Upcoming events: Ex date January 11, 2013
Paiement date January 16, 2013
Q2 and H1 results March 28, 2013
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Quorum of the general shareholders' meeting, 48,422,124 votes and
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