Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Annual General Meeting 2016

AGM

The 21th Annual General Meeting of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, took place on April 29, 2016 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

 
Annual General Meeting Marks the End of an Era
CEO Handover After Ten Successful Years
Darmstadt, Germany, April 29, 2016 – Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, has emerged stronger following fiscal 2015. At the 21st Annual General Meeting in Frankfurt am Main, the company has proposed to its shareholders a dividend increase of € 0.05 or 5% to € 1.05 per share. At the same time, the change in the executive chairmanship announced back in October 2015 will take effect tomorrow. Stefan Oschmann will succeed Karl-Ludwig Kley as Chairman of the Executive Board.
 

Webcast of the AGM 2016

On the occasion of our Annual General Meeting April 29, 2016, we recorded our webcast of the statements by the Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Wolfgang Büchele, and the Chairman of the Executive Board, Karl-Ludwig Kley.
Voting Results 2016
Presence and voting resultspdf (43 kb)
Chairman´s report at the Annual General Meeting 2016 (Printversion)
Report of the Chairman of the Executive Board Karl-Ludwig Kleypdf (1.4 MB)  
Documents to be made available
Agenda incl. proposal for the appropriation of net retained profitEnglish           
German
Annual Report of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, for fiscal 2015 incl. the consolidated financial statements, combined management report and report of the Supervisory BoardEnglish
German
Single entity financial statements of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, for fiscal 2015 incl. combined management report and report of the Supervisory BoardEnglish
German
Additional Information
Explanation of shareholder rightspdf (89 kb)  
Information on participation – Exercise of proxy voting

pdf (86 kb)  

Articles of Association of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

pdf (524 kb)  

Event location (How to get there)
Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Jahrhunderthalle 
Pfaffenwiese 301 
D-65929 Frankfurt am Main
 
Directions travelling by car   (German language)  
Link to local public transportation (RMV)

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There are two different, unaffiliated companies that use the name MERCK. Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, which operates this website, uses the firm name “Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany,” in the United States and Canada, and also uses “EMD Serono” in biopharma, “MilliporeSigma” in life science and “EMD Performance Materials” in materials business. The other company, Merck & Co., Inc. holds the rights in the trademark MERCK in the United States and Canada. Merck & Co. is not affiliated with or related to Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, which owns the MERCK trademark in all other countries of the world.   To reflect such fact and to avoid any confusion, certain logos, terms and business descriptions of the publications on this website have been substituted or modified, such as by referring to “Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany” instead of “Merck” standing alone.  Publications on this webpage, therefore, slightly deviate from the otherwise identical versions accessible outside the United States and Canada.
 
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