As last year, the company proposes to increase the fixed remuneration without any counterpart. This has an inflationary impact we cannot support. The 2018 maximal remuneration of the Chairman and CEO will reach €5.8 M, which is 40% higher than the CAC 40 median.
Moreover, the Chairman and CEO has the benefit of excessive post-employment benefits. Considering that he is already excessively paid, such post-employment payments are not acceptable.
L'Air Liquide is engaged in the market of gases for industry, health and the environment. Oxygen, nitrogen, hydrogen, and rare gases make up Co.'s core activities. Co. structures its activities in three segments: Gas and Services, Engineering and Technology, and Other activities. The Gas and Services segment comprises four business lines: Industrial Merchant, Large Industries, Healthcare and Electronics; Engineering and Technology designs, develops and builds industrial gas production plants for Co. and third parties; and the Other Activities segment develops welding and cutting edge technologies, and markets deep-sea diving and swimming equipment to professionals and privates individuals.
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In general, Coloplast is in compliance with the Danish regulations relating to the organisation and procedures of the Annual General Meeting. On November 1, 2018, the Company announced that Mr. L.S. Rasmussen will resign from his position as CEO to become the new Chairman of the board of directors as of this AGM. Mr. Rasmussen will be succeeded by Executive Vice President - Mr. Kristian Villumsen - as of the same date. Under ITEM 5.1, it is proposed to re-appoint Mr. N.P. Louis Hansen as Vice Chairman of the board of directors. Although ECGS has no (major) concerns over the re-appointment...
Item 2: Approve the Remuneration Report The structure is weighted more towards rewarding long-term performance. While there are concerns that the bonus performance metrics may not be sufficiently challenging, due to the high payout, the incentive pay is not much above guidelines.Item 3: Approve the Remuneration Policy The changes proposed to the Remuneration Policy make minor improvements to the policy. In addition, the structure of remuneration is considered acceptable, though we continue to be concerned that accelerated vesting is possible.Item 4: Approve the dividend If approved, the Com...
Les actionnaires sont réunis afin d’approuver l’opération d’apport par SIX Group AG des actions de son Services de Paiement et la rémunération de cette apport par l’émission d’actions Worldline, ainsi qu’un montant en numéraire. Tant d’un point de vue stratégique que financier, cette opération semble justifiée et acceptable. Du point de vue de la gouvernance, bien que le taux d’indépendance du conseil ne s’améliore pas, il est appréciable qu’il ne se détériore pas. Aussi, nous soutenons l’opération. Cependant, il est fort regrettable que la société n’ait pas saisi l’occasion pour supprimer le...
Suite à la finalisation du rapprochement entre Essilor et Luxottica, la gouvernance de la société a été modifiée. Ainsi, désormais, Leonardo Del Vecchio est Président Directeur général du groupe, tandis qu'Hubert Sagnières est Vice-Président Directeur général Délégué. Ainsi, les fonctions de Président du conseil et de Président de la Direction ne sont pas séparées. Notons toutefois que la société indique dans son communiqué du 1er octobre que "Mandat donné d’ici fin janvier 2019 au Comité des Nominations et Rémunérations pour lancer le recrutement d’un « Chief Executive Officer ».". Le princ...
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