Saint-Gobain: Annual General Meeting and Board Meeting of June 5, 2014: Pierre
André de Chalendar Reappointed as CEO
PARIS, June 5, 2014
PARIS, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The Annual General Meeting of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain shareholders was held
today in Paris. Shareholders present or represented at the meeting held an
aggregate 62.57% of the outstanding shares. All the resolutions were adopted.
The term of office as director of Mr. Pierre-André de Chalendar was renewed by
the Annual General Meeting.
Shareholders also approved the payment of a dividend of €1.24per
share(unchanged fromthe previous year), with payment of 50% in cash, and the
option for the shareholder of receiving the remaining 50% in cash or
reinvesting it in new shares of Company stock. Shareholders who choose to
reinvest their dividend should notify their bank or broker between June 11
and the close of business on June 25. The price of the new shares issued upon
reinvestment of the dividend will be € 36.89 after applying the maximum 10%
discount. The ex-dividend date will be June 11 and the dividend will be paid
or the shares delivered as fromJuly4,2014.
A webcast of the Annual General Meeting and the results of the vote on each
resolution will be available on the Company's website
(http://www.saint-gobain.com) from June 6.
The Board reappointed Mr. Pierre-André de Chalendar as Chairman of the Board
of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain.
Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets,
designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative
solutions to the challenges of growth, energy efficiency and environmental
protection. With 2013 sales of €42.0 billion, Saint-Gobain operates in 64
countries and has nearly 190,000 employees. For more information about
Saint-Gobain, please visithttp://www.saint-gobain.com.
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