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  • All proposals of the Board of Directors have been accepted by a strong majority.
  • All members of the Board of Directors have been re-elected.
  • An ordinary distribution of CHF 0.20 per bearer share will be paid out on May 8, 2013

Cheseaux, Switzerland – 30th April, 2013 – The Annual General Meeting of Kudelski SA (SIX:KUD.S) was held today at Lausanne’s Palais de Beaulieu. All proposals of the Board of Directors were voted with strong majorities. 155 shareholders attended the Meeting or were represented, corresponding to 68’263’286 shares out of a total of 95’454’030 shares.

The shareholders approved the annual report, Kudelski SA’s financial statements and the Group’s 2012 consolidated accounts and profit allocation. They also approved the reports of the Group auditors, as well as the discharge of the Board of Directors and the Executive Board for 2012.

Mrs Marguerite Kudelski and Messrs Norbert Bucher, Laurent Dassault, Joseph Deiss, Patrick Foetisch, André Kudelski (Chairman and Chief Executive Officer), Pierre Lescure, Claude Smadja (Vice Chairman) and Alexandre Zeller were re-elected as members of the Board for a one-year term.

PricewaterhouseCoopers SA in Lausanne (Pully) was re-elected as the Group’s audit firm for a one-year period.

An ordinary distribution of CHF 0.20 per bearer shares and of CHF 0.02 per registered share will be paid on May 8, 2013 upon presentation of coupon No 10 and 11. Coupon No 10 of CHF 0.15 per bearer share and of CHF 0.015 per registered share is not subject to withholding tax as it is funded from the capital contribution reserve. Coupon No 11 of CHF 0.05 per bearer share and of CHF 0.005 per registered share out of retained earnings is subject to withholding tax.

About the Kudelski Group
The Kudelski Group (SIX: KUD.S) is a world leader in digital security and convergent media solutions for the delivery of digital and interactive content. Its technologies are used in a wide range of services and applications requiring access control and rights management to secure the revenue of content owners and service providers for digital television and interactive applications across broadcast, broadband and mobile delivery networks. The Kudelski Group is also a world technology leader in the area of access control and management of people or vehicles to sites and events. For more information, please visit

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