This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
TheStreet Open House

Sanofi: Annual General Shareholder Meeting Of May 5, 2014

Stocks in this article: SAN

  • Shareholder approval of the financial statements for 2013
  • Dividend of €2.80 per share payable as of May 15, 2014
  • Board Composition: election of all proposed Directors

PARIS, May 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) announced its Annual General Shareholder Meeting was held today at the Palais des Congrès in Paris. All resolutions were adopted by its shareholders. During the meeting, shareholders approved, among other resolutions, the individual Company and consolidated financial statements for the year 2013. At the General Meeting, shareholders decided the distribution of a cash dividend in the amount of €2.80 per share which will be detached on Euronext Paris on May 12, 2014 with payment as of May 15, 2014.

The General Meeting also elected Patrick Kron as Director and renewed as Directors Christopher Viehbacher, Robert Castaigne and Christian Mulliez, for a term of four years, i.e., until the General Meeting called to approve the financial statements for the year 2017. Lord Douro, whose term of office has expired, did not express the desire to have his mandate renewed.

After the General Meeting, the new Board of Directors is comprised of 16 members, of whom four are women and eleven are independent Directors. It consists of the following members:

  • Serge Weinberg*, Chairman of the Board of Directors
  • Christopher Viehbacher, Chief Executive Officer
  • Laurent Attal
  • Uwe Bicker *
  • Robert Castaigne *
  • Thierry Desmarest
  • Jean-René Fourtou  *
  • Claudie Haigneré *
  • Patrick Kron*
  • Igor Landau
  • Fabienne Lecorvaisier *
  • Suet-Fern Lee *
  • Christian Mulliez
  • Carole Piwnica *
  • Klaus Pohle *
  • Gérard Van Kemmel *

The voting results will be available on the Company's website ( www.sanofi.com ) in the coming days.

The audiocast of the Annual General Shareholder Meeting is available on the Company's website ( www.sanofi.com ).

About Sanofi

Sanofi, a global healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients' needs. Sanofi has core strengths in the field of healthcare with seven growth platforms: diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets, animal health and the new Genzyme. Sanofi is listed in Paris (EURONEXT: SAN) and in New York (NYSE: SNY) .

Contacts:  
Media Relations  Investor Relations
Gregory Miley  Sébastien Martel
+ (33) 1 53 77 46 46  + (33) 1 53 77 45 45
mr@sanofi.com    ir@sanofi.com

Link to PDF of Press Release http://hugin.info/152918/R/1782730/610296.pdf

HUG#1782730

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
DOW 17,069.52 +95.21 0.56%
S&P 500 0.00 -2.75 -0.14%
NASDAQ 4,532.9260 -16.30 -0.36%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs