Shareholders and Annual General Meeting
The shareholders exercise their co-administration and control rights at the Annual General Meeting. The Annual General Meeting resolves among other topics on how earnings are to be distributed, the discharge of the Management Board and Supervisory Board, the election of the auditor, but also on amendments to the Articles of Association. Moreover the shareholders elect the members of the Supervisory Board.
NORMA Group SE’s shares are registered shares. Each share entitles the bearer to one vote. There are no special voting rights. Shareholders entered in the share register have the right to attend the Annual General Meeting and to speak there on the relevant agenda items and request information on company matters. Among other rights, they are also entitled to submit motions on the resolutions proposed by the management and to contest resolutions of the Annual General Meeting. Details on participation in the Annual General Meeting and possibilities to exercise voting rights, as well as other shareholder rights are explained in the respective invitation to the Annual General Meeting and accompanying documents. NORMA Group SE publishes the convocation and all documents made available to the Annual General Meeting on its website in due time. Following the General Meeting, information on the number of participants and voting results is also made available there.
As in 2020 and 2021, the 2022 Annual General Meeting was held as a virtual meeting without shareholders actually physically present due to the restrictions on meetings as a result of the corona pandemic.
These contents are part of the Non-financial Group Report and were subject to a separate limited assurance examination.