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Nexans : Mixed Shareholders' Meeting of May 15, 2019

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Mixed Shareholders` Meeting of May 15, 2019

Paris La Defense, May 15, 2019 - Nexans Mixed Shareholders` Meeting, held on May 15, 2019 in Paris La Défense, at Coeur Defense Conference Centre, approved all the 29 resolutions proposed to the shareholders by the Board of Directors. The detailed results of the vote will be available in the following days online on www.nexans.com/2019asm.

Shareholders approved in particular resolutions related to the renewal of the term in office as members of the Board of Directors of Hubert Porte, independent director, and the appointments as directors of Jean Mouton, independent director, Oscar Hasbún Martinez, director proposed by the shareholder Invexans Limited (UK), and Bpifrance Participations, represented by Anne-Sophie Hérelle, for a four-year term.

The shareholders approved the payment of a dividend of 0.30 euro per share, to be paid on May 21, 2019 (ex-dividend date: May 17, 2019).

The replay of the General Meeting with an English translation will be available soon on Nexans` website at www.nexans.com.

Following the Shareholders` Meeting, the Board of Directors met and appointed Jean Mouton as Chairman. It also decided on the following changes in the composition of the Board committees:

  • Audit, Accounts and Risk Committee: Kathleen Wantz-O`Rourke (Chairwoman), Hubert Porte and Francisco Perez Mackenna;
  • Appointments, Compensation and Corporate Governance Committee: Anne Lebel, lead independent director (Chairwoman), Bpifrance Participations represented by Anne-Sophie Hérelle, Fanny Letier, Colette Lewiner and Francesco Perez Mackenna;
  • Strategy and Sustainable Development Committee: Oscar Hasbún Martinez (Chairman), Bpifrance Participations represented by Anne-Sophie Hérelle, Marc Grynberg, Colette Lewiner and Francisco Perez Mackenna.

The composition of the Transformation Committee remains unchanged.

Financial calendar
July 24, 2019:             2019 First Half Results
November 7, 2019:    Third quarter 2019 financial information

About Nexans

Nexans brings energy to life through an extensive range of advanced cabling systems, solutions and innovative services. For over 120 years, Nexans has been providing customers with cutting-edge cabling infrastructure for power and data transmission. Today, beyond cables, the Group advises customers and designs solutions and services that maximize performance and efficiency of their projects in four main business areas: Building & Territories (including utilities, e­mobility), High Voltage & Projects (covering offshore wind farms, submarine interconnections, land high voltage), Telecom & Data (covering data transmission, telecom networks, hyperscale data centers, LAN), and Industry & Solutions (including renewables, transportation, Oil & Gas, automation, and others).
Corporate Social Responsibility is a guiding principle of Nexans` business activities and internal practices. In 2013, Nexans became the first cable player to create a Foundation supporting sustainable initiatives bringing access to energy to disadvantaged communities worldwide. The Group`s commitment to developing ethical, sustainable and high-quality cables also drives its active involvement within leading industry associations, including Europacable, NEMA, ICF or CIGRE to mention a few.
Nexans employs nearly 27,000 people and has an industrial footprint in 34 countries and commercial activities worldwide. In 2018, the Group generated 6.5 billion euros in sales.
Nexans is listed on Euronext Paris, compartment A.

For more information, please visit: www.nexans.com  

Additional information:

Investor Relations Corporate Communication
Michel Gédéon
Tel: +33 (0)1 78 15 05 41
e-mail: michel.gedeon@nexans.com

 
Paul Floren
Tel: + 33 (0)1 78 15 04 78
e-mail: paul.floren@nexans.com

 
Marième Diop
Tel: + 33 (0)1 78 15 05 40
e-mail: marieme.diop@nexans.com
Angéline Afanoukoe
Tel: + 33 (0)1 78 15 04 67
e-mail: angeline.afanoukoe@nexans.com

 

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