EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Hudson Ltd. (HUD) (“Hudson Group” or “Company”), a leader in North American travel retail, announced the results of the shareholders’ vote at the Company’s Annual General Meeting (“2019 AGM”) held today. The meeting was validly convened and constituted and shareholders representing 35,582,141 Class A common shares and 53,093,315 Class B common shares, together 95.89% of the total share capital and 99.33% of the total voting power of Hudson Ltd., were represented at the meeting.
1. Proposal Nos. 1, 2 and 3, being the proposals to elect (i) Mr. James Cohen; (ii) Ms. Mary J. Steele Guilfoile; and (iii) Mr. James E. Skinner, as Class II Directors of the Company with each to serve a three-year term until the Company’s 2022 annual general meeting, have been approved by 95.89%, 99.92% and 99.93%, respectively, of the votes cast at the meeting.
2. Proposal No. 4, being the proposal to appoint Ernst & Young AG as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending 31 December 2019, and Proposal No. 5, being the proposal to authorize the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company to fix the remuneration of Ernst & Young AG for the fiscal year ending 31 December 2019, have been approved by 99.99% and 99.98%, respectively, of the votes cast at the meeting.
About Hudson Group
Hudson Group (HUD), a Dufry Company and one of the largest travel retailers in North America, is committed to enhancing the travel experience for over 300,000 travelers every day in the continental United States and Canada. The Company is anchored by its iconic Hudson, Hudson News and Hudson Bookseller brands and operates over 1,000 duty-paid and duty-free stores in 88 locations, including airports, commuter terminals, hotels and some of the most visited landmarks and tourist destinations in the world. Our wide range of store concepts include travel essentials and convenience stores, bookstores, duty-free shops, branded specialty stores, electronics stores, and quick-service food and beverage outlets. For more information, visit investors.hudsongroup.com and www.dufry.com.