2011

Date: April 14, 2011
Place: Lausanne
Number of shareholders attending: 2659
% representing capital 37.065%
% representing shares entitled to vote: 59.868%

Notes:

The annual report and the accounts were approved and the shareholders agreed to the release of the Board of Directors and the Management. The Nestlé Compensation Report was accepted in a separate advisory vote, in line with the Swiss Code of Best Practice for Corporate Governance. The shareholders further approved the proposed dividend of CHF 1.85 per share, an increase of 15.6 percent over last year, and agreed to the capital reduction. All proposals of the Board of Directors were approved with strong majorities.

Shareholders re-elected Messrs. Paul Bulcke, Andreas Koopmann, Rolf Hänggi, Jean-Pierre Meyers, Mrs. Naina Lal Kidwai and Mr. Beat Hess for further terms of three years to the Board. The Annual General Meeting further elected Ms. Ann Veneman as a new member of the Board for a three-year term.

Agenda

Invitation to the Annual General Meeting (pdf, 975 Kb)

Convocation à l'Assemblée générale (pdf, 974 Kb)

Einladung zur Generalversammlung (pdf, 976 Kb)


Board of Directors

All biographies can be viewed in the Board of Directors section of the website.

Re-elected:

Paul BULCKE
Andreas KOOPMANN
Rolf HÄNGGI
Jean-Pierre MEYERS
Naïna LAL KIDWAI
Beat HESS

Elected:

Ann VENEMAN


Speeches (Transcripts)


Related Information

Corporate Governance Report 2010 including Compensation Report 2010 (pdf, 2 Mb)


Contact

For any queries regarding the Annual General Meeting please contact:

Share Transfer Office of Nestlé S.A.
P.O. Box 380
CH-6330 Cham
Switzerland
Phone: +41 41 785 2020
Fax: +41 41 785 2024
Email: shareregister@nestle.com


Summary of voting results

Annual General Meeting 2011 voting results summary (pdf, 64 Kb)

Voting results in detail

Annual General Meeting 2011 detailed voting results (pdf, 64 Kb)

Résultats détaillés de l'Assemblée générale 2011 (pdf, 325 Kb)

Detaillierte Ergebnisse der Generalversammlung 2011 (pdf, 247 Kb)