Annual General Meeting 2016 of Kudelski SA

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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.


Cheseaux, Switzerland – March 22, 2016 – The Annual General Meeting of Kudelski SA (SIX:KUD.S) was held today at the company’s headquarters in Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne. All proposals of the Board of Directors were voted with strong majorities. 137 shareholders attended the Meeting or were represented corresponding to 67’929’027 shares out of a total of 95’909’960 shares.

The shareholders approved the annual report, Kudelski SA’s financial statements and the Group’s 2015 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 2015.

Mrs. Marguerite Kudelski and Messrs. Laurent Dassault, Joseph Deiss, Patrick Foetisch, André Kudelski, Pierre Lescure, Alec Ross, Claude Smadja and Alexandre Zeller were re-elected as members of the Board for a one-year term. Mr. André Kudelski was also re-elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

The shareholders re-elected Messrs. Patrick Foetisch, Claude Smadja, Pierre Lescure, Alexandre Zeller and Joseph Deiss as members of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee.

PricewaterhouseCoopers SA in Lausanne (Pully) was re-elected as the Group’s audit firm for a one-year period. Mr. Jean-Marc Emery, notary in Morges, was re-elected as an independent representative for a one-year period.

The shareholders approved the reduction of Kudelski SA share capital by decreasing the nominal value of CHF 2.00 per bearer share (from CHF 10.00 to CHF 8.00) and of CHF 0.20 per registered share (from CHF 1.00 to CHF 0.80). The results of the decrease of nominal value of Kudelski SA share capital is used for reimbursement of CHF 0.35 for bearer shares and of CHF 0.035 for registered shares. The balance is allocated to the reserve derived from capital contribution.

The 2015 Annual Report PDF file is available on:

About the Kudelski Group
The Kudelski Group (Swiss stock exchange SIX: KUD.S) is a world leader in digital security and a provider of end-to-end convergent media solutions to the digital entertainment industry, including services and applications requiring access control and rights management to secure the revenue in digital television, internet, mobile and interactive applications. The Group offers cybersecurity solutions and services to enterprises, financial institutions, government administrations and the media industry. It also supplies integrated solutions to manage access control of people and vehicles to sites and events. The Kudelski Group holds thousands of issued and pending patents worldwide, and is headquartered in Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland. For more information, please visit

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