The Annual General Meeting of Aperam approves all resolutions on the agenda
Luxembourg, 5 May 2015 – The Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Aperam held today inLuxembourg approved all resolutions on the agenda by a large majority. 49,206,434 shares, or 63.04% of the Company's share capital, were present or represented at the meeting. The results of the votes will be posted in due course on www.aperam.com under "Investors and Shareholders" > "Shareholders' Meetings" > "5 May 2015 – Annual General Meeting of Shareholders".
In particular, the shareholders:
- approved the consolidated financial statements as of and for the fiscal year ended 31 December 2014,
- elected Mr. Philippe Darmayan as Member of the Board of Directors of Aperam for a term of three years,
- renewed a share buy back authorization, and
- authorized grants of share based incentives under the Group’s Long Term Incentive Plan covering Performance Share Unit (“PSU”) grants for the Leadership Team and other retention based grants below the level of the Leadership Team.
Aperam is a global player in stainless, electrical and specialty steel, with customers in over 40 countries. The business is organized in three primary operating segments: Stainless & Electrical Steel, Services & Solutions and Alloys & Specialties.
Aperam has 2.5 million tonnes of flat stainless steel capacity inBrazilandEuropeand is a leader in high value specialty products. Aperam has a highly integrated distribution, processing and services network and a unique capability to produce stainless and specialty from low cost biomass (charcoal). Its industrial network is concentrated in six production facilities located inBrazil,BelgiumandFrance. Aperam has about 9,400 employees.
Aperam commits to operate in a responsible way with respect to health, safety and the well-being of its employees, contractors and the communities in which it operates. It is also committed to the sustainable management of the environment and of finite resources. In 2014, Aperam had revenues of USD 5.5 billion and shipments of 1.81 million tonnes.
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