SOCIETE GENERALE : SOCIETE GENERALE: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND BOARD OF
DIRECTORS OF 22 MAY 2013
Paris, 22 May 2013
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF 22 MAY 2013
Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting of Shareholders was held on 22 May 2013 at Paris
Expo, Grande Arche of Paris La Defense, and was chaired by Frédéric Oudéa.
The quorum was established at 56.13% vs. 59.14% in 2012:
*815 shareholders attended the Annual General Meeting,
*481 shareholders were represented,
*7 695 shareholders voted by post,
*7 686 shareholders, representing 5.28% of the capital, gave their proxy to
*More than 80% of the votes have been posted on the Internet before the
Annual General Meeting.
All the resolutions put forward by the Board of Directors were adopted, in
*the 2012 parent company and consolidated financial statements were
*one director was renewed for a period of four years: Jean-Bernard Lévy,
*one new director was appointed for a period of four years: Alexandra
The voting results are detailed in the appendix.
Board of Directors
Upon the Nomination and Corporate Governance Committee's suggestion, the Board
of Directors appointed Kyra Hazou as a member of the Audit, Internal Control
and Risk Committee in the place of Elisabeth Lulin.
This committee comprises four directors, three of whom are independent: Robert
Castaigne, Gianemilio Osculati, Nathalie Rachou and Antony Wyand (Chairman).
Societe Generale is one of the largest European financial services groups.
Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial
solidity with a strategy of sustainable growth, and aims to be the reference
for relationship banking, recognised on its markets, close to clients, chosen
for the quality and commitment of its teams.
More than 154,000 employees, based in 76 countries, accompany 32 million
clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Societe Generale's teams offer
advice and services to individual, corporate and institutional customers in
three core businesses:
*Retail banking in France with the Societe Generale branch network, Credit
du Nord and Boursorama;
*International retail banking, with a presence in Central and Eastern
Europe, Russia, in the Mediterranean basin, in Sub-Saharan Africa, in Asia
and in the French Overseas Territories;
*Corporate and investment banking with a global expertise in investment
banking, financing and global markets.
Societe Generale is also a significant player in specialised financing and
insurance, private banking, asset management and securities services.
Societe Generale is included in the socially-responsible investment indices
FTSE4Good and ASPI.
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Number of shares making up the capital: 781169 431
Number of shares with voting rights: 758630 907
Number of shares voting: 425854 827
Number of votes cast: 505144 087
Resolutions For Against Abstention
Votes % Votes % Votes %
Approval of the parent
1 company financial 501917 068 99.36 2516605 0.50 710 414 0.14
statements for the 2012
Allocation of the 2012
2 income; fixation of the 500848 553 99.15 3973 622 0.79 321912 0.06
3 Option for the payment of 500147 900 99.01 4716 796 0.93 279 391 0.06
dividend in new shares
Approval of the
4 consolidated financial 502039 005 99.39 2477 952 0.49 627 130 0.12
statements for the
financial year 2012
5 Regulated agreements and 406922 860 80.55 18464 411 3.66 79756 816 15.79
Renewal of the term of
6 office of Jean-Bernard 481197 787 95.26 23243 620 4.60 702680 0.14
Lévy as a Director
7 Appointment of Alexandra 498243 684 98.63 6015 879 1.19 884 524 0.18
Schaapveld as a Director
Authorisation to buy and
8 sell Société Générale 499153 487 98.82 5524 782 1.09 465 818 0.09
9 Delegations of authority 503239 435 99.62 1565 725 0.31 338927 0.07
Mrs. Alexandra SCHAAPVELD, 54 years old, Dutch nationality, graduated in
Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University and obtained a
Master's degree in Development Economics from Erasmus University. Mrs
Schaapveld began her career in the ABN AMRO Group in the Netherlands, where
she held various posts in the Investment Banking division from 1984 to 2007,
including being in charge of the bank's major corporate clients. In 2008, Mrs
Schaapveld was appointed Head of Western Europe at the Royal Bank of Scotland.
She is currently a member of the supervisory boards of FMO and Holland Casino
(Netherlands), Bumi Armada (Malaysia) and Vallourec (France). She has no
professional activity besides the exercise of these non-executive mandates.
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