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Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, Co. is engaged in the business of renewable energy sources, primarily wind power but also including solar energy where its acts as a supplier and manufacturer of technological products, installations and services. Co. is organized along the lines of: promotion, construction and sale of wind farms, engineering, design, manufacture and sale of wind turbines, manufacture of thermic and photovoltaic solar components, promotion and sale of photovoltaic solar farms. Co. also participates in both Spanish and European working groups aimed at establishing priorities for its sector's research & development work.
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In item 6, shareholders are called to ratify the appointment of the non-executive Chairman Mr. Miguel Ángel López Borrego (former CFO of Siemens Gamesa and executive at Siemens Group companies since 2001). We have serious concerns over the lack of independent representation on the Board (23% as per our guidelines and 38% according to the Company) and the high number of Directors representing Siemens AG (6, or 38%, including the Chairman). In addition, according to the ECGS' guidelines, a former executive should not be appointed as Chairperson without applying a reasonable cooling-off period. T...
Driving down costs has been paramount to position wind technology as a competitive energy source. In the transition to a subsidy-free environment, smaller players tend to struggle since they don’t have the scale efficiency required to face the new market dynamics. Before the merger with Siemens Wind Power, Gamesa was mainly an emerging-market player, with half of its revenue concentrated in India, Brazil, and Mexico. Without broader regional diversification and larger scale, Gamesa would have had difficulty improving its margins to Tier 1 competitors’ levels. We believe the merger will enable ...
General: Supervisory Board member Prof. Dr. Theo Siegert is a member of the Adivsory Committee of DSW, the local partner of ECGS. This report has been prepared using standard ECGS guidelines. Item 1: Unlike at German stock corporations, shareholders of a KGaA are legally required to vote on the annual accounts. Item 5: In financial year 2018, the Supervisory Board of Henkel Management AG, in line with recommendations of the Shareholders' Committee's Human Resources Subcommittee, decided to adopt various changes to the Management Board members' remuneration system, applicable as of financial ...
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