The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of RTL Group, on 28 April 2021, approved the statutory and consolidated accounts as at 31 December 2020, and all proposed resolutions.
The AGM resolved to pay a dividend of €3.00 per share. The dividend for the full year ended 31 December 2020 will be payable from 6 May 2021 (ex-date: 4 May 2021) at the following banks:
- In the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg: ING Luxembourg S.A.
- In Belgium: ING S.A.
- In Germany: Deutsche Bank AG
The AGM appointed Danish businesswoman Pernille Erenbjerg as independent non-executive director for a term of office of three years, expiring at the end of the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders ruling on the 2023 accounts. From 2003 to 2018, Pernille Erenbjerg held several positions at Denmark’s largest telecommunications company – TDC Group – most recently as Group CEO and President. As well as her role with RTL Group, she is a non-executive director of the Boards of the Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT), the cable and mobile operator Millicom, and the biotech company Genmab.
The AGM renewed the appointments of Thomas Rabe and Elmar Heggen as executive directors, and ratified and confirmed the appointment of Rolf Hellermann – CFO of Bertelsmann – as non-executive director. The appointments of all non-executive directors – excluding James Singh – were renewed for three years, expiring at the end of the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders ruling on the 2023 accounts. At his own request, James Singh’s mandate has been renewed for just one year.
The HTML version of RTL Group’s Annual Report 2020 – with advanced download functions and video content – is available at annual-report2020.rtlgroup.com/. The PDF document can be downloaded on the company’s website at RTLGroup.com/annual-reports.
The minutes of the AGM will soon be available at RTLGroup.com/agm.