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SIG Annual General Meeting 2021

The 2021 Annual General Meeting of SIG took place on 21 April 2021.

SIG Annual General Meeting approved all proposals of Board of Directors

At today’s Annual General Meeting, the shareholders of SIG voted in favour of all the Board of Directors’ proposals by a large majority.


235’675’741 votes or about 69.83 percent of the share capital were represented at SIG’s Annual General Meeting (“AGM”). In accordance with the Ordinance 3 on Measures to Combat the Coronavirus of the Swiss Federal Council, the meeting took place without the physical presence of shareholders. However, shareholders were able to exercise their voting rights by providing instructions to the independent proxy. Shareholders also had the opportunity to submit questions in advance and to follow the event by webcast or telephone.


The AGM approved all proposals including a cash dividend of CHF 0.42 per registered share, to be paid out of capital contribution reserves. The payment of the dividend is scheduled for 28 April 2021.


The AGM also approved the maximum aggregate amount of compensation of the Board of Directors until the 2022 AGM and of the Group Executive Board for the financial year 2022 and, in a non-binding advisory vote, the Compensation Report 2020.


The AGM further re-elected all members of the Board of Directors and of the Compensation Committee, elected Martine Snels and Abdallah al Obeikan as new members of the Board of Directors and confirmed Andreas Umbach as Chairman of the Board of Directors for a one-year term.

Media Release - SIG Annual General Meeting approved all proposals of the Board of Directors (English language)

Medienmitteilung - Generalversammlung von SIG genehmigt alle Anträge des Verwaltungsrats (German language)

Minutes of the annual general meeting of shareholders / Protokoll der ordentlichen Generalversammlung

Invitation Annual General Meeting (English language)

Einladung zur Generalversammlung (German language)