Mikron Board of Directors’ Proposals Accepted by Shareholders

Holding AG shareholders have approved the board of directors’ proposals at the company’s 2016 AGM in Biel/Bienne.

Approved proposals included a distribution from reserves, from capital contributions of CHF 0.05 per share the remuneration of the board of directors and group management; and the compensation report for the past financial year.

Other decisions by the shareholders included the transfer of the delisting competence from the board of directors to the annual general meeting, which subjected it to a higher decision-making quorum. HansMichael Hauser was also elected as a new member of the board of directors.

Brief profile of the Mikron Group

The Mikron Group develops, produces and markets automation and machining systems that enable extremely precise and productive manufacturing processes. Rooted in the Swiss culture of innovation, the group is a globally leading partner to companies in the automotive, medical devices, pharmaceutical, consumer goods, writing instruments, and watchmaking industries.

The two divisions, Mikron Automation and Mikron Machining, are based in Switzerland (Boudry and Agno). The company has additional production facilities in Germany, Singapore, China and the US.

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