OREANDA-NEWS. All proposals presented by the Board of Directors at the 193rd Annual General Meeting of Von Roll Holding AG held at the Moevenpick convention center Zurich-Regensdorf on 13 April 2016 were approved by a substantial majority of shareholders.

The annual report, financial statements and consolidated statements for the 2015 financial year as well as the reports of the statutory auditors were approved. The actions of the Board of Directors and Group Management were approved for the fiscal year 2015.

Dr. Peter Kalantzis, Gerd Amtstaetter, Guido Egli, August Francois von Finck and Gerd Peskes were elected to another statutory one-year term as Members of the Board of Directors. Dr. Peter Kalantzis was confirmed by the shareholders' assembly as President of the Board of Directors for the next period. The Board of Directors has also gained a new member in the person of Dr. Christian Hennerkes. Since 2015 Dr. Hennerkes has been general manager at Primus Ventures GmbH, Stuttgart. Previously, between 2005 and 2015, he functioned as managing director and partner in various companies within the consumer and industrial goods business sector.

All candidates for the Remuneration Committee, notably Gerd Amtstaetter, Guido Egli and August Francois von Finck, were reelected. The proposal put forward by the Board of Directors to reelect Deloitte AG, Zurich, as statutory auditors for the fiscal year 2016 was confirmed. Moreover, the change to the articles of incorporation was approved. All remuneration proposals for the Board of Directors and the Executive Board were approved by the shareholders.

About Von Roll Holding AG: As a Swiss industrial company, Von Roll Holding AG focuses on products and systems for power generation, transmission and industrial applications. Von Roll is a global market leader for electrical insulation products, systems and services and has a worldwide presence in around 30 sites with about 2,000 employees.