AGM statement

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of RTL Group, on 26 April 2023, approved the statutory and consolidated accounts as at 31 December 2022, and all proposed resolutions.

The AGM resolved to pay a dividend of €4.00 per share. The dividend for the full year ended 31 December 2022 will be payable from 2 May 2023 (ex-date: 27 April 2023) at the following banks:

The AGM appointed Carsten Coesfeld and Alexander von Torklus as non-executive directors for a term of office of one year each, expiring at the end of the AGM ruling on the 2023 accounts. Bettina Wulf resigned as non-executive director, effective from the end of the AGM on 26 April 2023.

Carsten Coesfeld is CEO of Bertelsmann Investments and a member of Bertelsmann’s Group Management Committee. From 2011 on, he held a variety of business line and P&L responsibilities throughout Bertelsmann. Before his current role, he was CEO of Dorling Kindersley (part of Penguin Random House). As well as his role with RTL Group, he is a member of the Board of Trustees of Bertelsmann Foundation and the German Bundesvereinigung Logistik (BVL).

Alexander von Torklus is Executive Vice President Corporate Controlling and Strategy at Bertelsmann. From 2006 on, he held a variety of Controlling and Finance positions. Previous to his current role, he was CFO of Arvato Supply Chain Solutions.

The HTML version of RTL Group’s Annual Report 2022 – with advanced download functions including the ESEF documents and video content – is available at:

The PDF document can be downloaded on the company’s website:

The minutes of the AGM will soon be available at: