At the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of Daimler AG in Berlin on Wednesday, the company’s shareholders approved the payout of a dividend of €2.20 for the year 2011 (2010: €1.85). The total dividend distribution amounts about €2.3 billion.
The Annual Meeting elected Dr. Clemens Börsig as a member of the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG for an additional five years.
The actions of the members of the Board of Management were ratified with a majority of 99.59% and the actions of the members of the Supervisory Board were ratified with a majority of 99.31%.
This year’s Annual Meeting at the Berlin Messe exhibition center was attended by approximately 5,700 shareholders (2011: 5,100). 44.06% of the share capital was represented.
The dividend will be paid out on April 5, 2012 to all shareholders who held Daimler shares on April 4, 2012.