The ordinary Annual General Meeting 2022 of Barry Callebaut AG was held in Zurich under the chairmanship of Patrick De Maeseneire, Chairman of the Board, and Markus R. Neuhaus, Vice-Chairman of the Board.
804 shareholders attended the meeting, representing 4.121 million shares and equaling 75.1% of the issued share capital. All motions were adopted as proposed by the Board of Directors, including the reelection of De Maeseneire as Chairman and the election of Thomas Intrator as new Board member. All Board members, namely Maeseneire, Neuhaus, Fernando Aguirre, Angela Wei Dong, Nicolas Jacobs, Elio Leoni Sceti, Tim Minges, Antoine de Saint-Affrique, and Yen Yen Tan were reelected for another term of office of one year.
The shareholders also approved the proposed payout of a stable dividend of CHF 28.00 per share. This corresponds to a payout ratio of 43% of the reported net profit.