At their Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Betzdorf, Luxembourg, shareholders of SES S.A. approved the company’s 2011 accounts and the proposed dividend of EUR 0.88 per A-share, which will be paid to shareholders and holders of SES FDRs on April 25th, 2012. Shareholders also elected Pr. Dr. Miriam Meckel and Conny Kullman as new members of the board.
Pr. Dr. Miriam Meckel is professor for corporate communications and director of the Institute for Media Management and Communication at the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland). Conny Kullman was director general and CEO of Intelsat Ltd. in Bermuda from 2001 to 2005 and chairman of Intelsat until his retirement in 2006. Following the shareholders’ meeting, the new board of directors elected René Steichen as Chairman and François Tesch and Jean-Paul Zens as Vice Chairmen.