Decisions at the AGM of Evolution Gaming Group AB (publ)
Today, 21 April 2017, the Annual General Meeting of Evolution Gaming Group AB (publ) was held. Below is a summary of the main decisions adopted by the AGM.
Adoption of the income statement and balance sheet as well as the consolidated income statement and consolidated balance sheet
The AGM decided to approve the income statement and consolidated income statement as well as the balance sheet and the consolidated balance sheet for the financial year 2016.
The AGM decided upon a dividend of EUR 0.45 per share and that 25 April 2017 shall be the record date for the receipt of dividend. The dividend is deemed to be paid by Euroclear Sweden AB on 3 May 2017.
Discharge from liability
The AGM decided to grant discharge from liability for the Board of Directors and the CEO for the 2016 financial year.
Election of Board of Directors and CEO
The AGM decided that the Board of Directors will comprise six board members and no deputies. Jens von Bahr, Joel Citron, Jonas Engwall, Cecilia Lager, Ian Livingstone and Fredrik Österberg were re-elected as Board members for the period extending up until the end of the 2018 AGM. Jens von Bahr was re-elected as Chairman of the Board.
Remuneration to the Board of Directors and the auditor
The AGM decided that remuneration to each of the members of the Board of Directors who are not employed by the Company shall be EUR 10,000, equivalent to a total remuneration of EUR 40,000. Further, it was resolved that remuneration to the Chairman of the audit committee shall be EUR 20,000. No additional remuneration shall be paid for other committee work. Further, it was resolved that the remuneration to the Company’s auditor shall be paid in accordance with approved invoice.
Guidelines for compensation to senior management
The AGM approved the Board of Directors’ proposal on guidelines for remuneration to senior management. The remuneration consists of fixed salary and variable remuneration (excluding board members employed by the Company) which shall be cash based and be based on predetermined and measurable performance criteria for the relevant senior manager.
The AGM resolved on principles for the Nomination Committee in accordance with the Nomination Committee’s proposal.
Evolution Gaming Group AB (publ) (”Evolution”) develops, produces, markets and licenses fully-integrated B2B Live Casino solutions to gaming operators. Since its inception in 2006, Evolution has developed into a leading B2B provider in the European market with 100+ operators among its customers. The group currently has about 3,800 employees, most of whom are located in Latvia and Malta. The parent company is based in Sweden and listed on the Nasdaq First North Premier exchange under the ticker EVO. Avanza Bank is the company’s certified adviser. Visit www.evolutiongaming.com for more information.