Apr 03, 2020 / 15:30 CET/CEST

Ad hoc announcement of INFICON Holding AG pursuant to Art. 53 LR SIX Swiss Exchange

AGM approves all motions as proposed by the Board of Directors

  • Dividend of CHF 18.00 per share
  • All Members of the Board of Directors, the Compensation and HR Committee re-elected; Dr. Beat E. Lüthi re-elected as Chairman
  • Compensation report 2019 and all compensation for 20120 approved as proposed

Bad Ragaz/Switzerland, April 3, 2020. The Annual General Meeting of INFICON Holding AG (SIX Swiss Exchange: IFCN), a leading provider of instrumentation and process control software for advanced industrial vacuum processes, approved all the proposals made by the Board of Directors. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, shareholders could not attend this year's Annual General Meeting in person, but cast their votes electronically or by giving instructions to the Independent Proxy holder. 73.99% of the voting rights were represented at the Annual General Meeting; this is more than in previous years.

Distribution of CHF 18.00 per share

The General Meeting resolved to distribute a dividend of CHF 18.00 per registered share for the year 2019. The payment will take place on April 9, 2020, with the ex-date being April 7, 2020 and the record-date April 8, 2020.

Board of Directors, Compensation and HR Committee, Independent Proxy, Auditors

The Meeting re-elected all members of the Board of Directors (Dr. Beat E. Lüthi, Dr. Richard Fischer, Vanessa Frey, Beat Siegrist, Dr. Thomas Staehelin) and re-elected Dr. Beat E. Lüthi as

Chairman for a one-year term of office as proposed. Dr. Richard Fischer, Beat Siegrist and Dr. Thomas Staehelin were re-elected as members of the Compensation and HR Committee for a one-year term of office. The law firm Baur Hürlimann AG, Zürich, was re-elected as independent proxy holder for a one-year term of office. KPMG AG, Zürich, was re-elected as auditors for a one-year term of office.


The AGM approved in a consultative vote the Remuneration Report for 2019 and approved the proposed compensation 2020 for the members of the Board of Directors and Group Management.

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