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Thessaloniki Port Authority S.A. announces the voting results during  the Annual General Meeting of the Company’s Shareholders that was held on 7th  July  2017 at the hotel Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki where  was attended in conformity by 13  shareholders, attending either in person or by proxy and representing 7,911,387 shares, i.e. 78.4859% of the Company’s paid-up share capital, as follows:

  1. Approved the Annual Financial Statements for the 17th fiscal year (01.01.2016 to 31.12.2016), accompanied by the Annual Management Report by the Board of Directors, the Independent Auditors’ Report and the Corporate Governance Statement. The voting results on the 1st item were as follows:
    • Number of shares for valid votes given 7,911,087 (78.4829% of the share capital with voting rights), out of which:
      - For: 7,911,087
      - Against: 0
    • Abstain: 300

  2. Approved the distribution of dividend to the company’s Shareholders which amounts to 0,49 euro per share, which dividend is subject to 15% withholding tax, and therefore the net final amount payable will be 0,4165 euro per share. The ex-dividend date was set on 31th July 2017, the dividend beneficiaries "Record Date" was set on 1st August 2017 and the dividend shall be paid on 4th August 2017. The voting results on the 2nd item were as follows:
    • Number of shares for valid votes given 7,911,387 (78.4859% of the share capital with voting rights), out of which:
      - For: 7,906,687
      - Against: 4,700
    • Abstain: 0

  3. Approved the discharge of the members of the Board of Directors and of the Company’s Independent Auditors from all liability regarding the proceedings of the Company’s 17th fiscal year. The voting results on the 3rd item were as follows:
    • Number of shares for valid votes given 7,911,387 (78.4859% of the share capital with voting rights), out of which:
      - For: 7,909,887
      - Against: 1500
    • Abstain: 0

  4. After the relevant recommendation of TAIPED with 74.2678% of the company’s share capital, approved as the auditing company for the financial year 2017, “ERNST & YOUNG (HELLAS) CERTIFIED AUDITORS ACCOUNTANTS SA) having its registered office in Athens, Chimarras street 8B, 15125 Maroussi, with company SOEL registered No.107 with an audit fee of 46,500 euros. The voting results on the 4th item were as follows:
    • Number of shares for valid votes given 7,911,387 (78.4859% of the share capital with voting rights), out of which:
      - For: 7,486,194
      - Against: 425,193
    • Abstain: 0

  5. Approved the fees – remunerations paid to BoD members of the fiscal year 2016 and pre-approved their fees - remunerations that will paid during the next fiscal year. The voting results on the 5th item were as follows:
    • Number of shares for valid votes given 7,911,387 (78.4859% of the share capital with voting rights), out of which:
      - For: 7,909,342
      - Against: 2,045
    • Abstain: 0

  6. Elected as members of the Audit Committee:
    • Dimitrios Routos, Chairman of the Audit Committee, a retired bank employee with knowledge in auditing and accounting
    • George Tozidis, retired banker
    • Christos Vogiatzis, Accounting Tax Consultant with first class certification in accounting
    It also approved the consolidation of the two Audit Committees. The voting results on the 6th item were as follows:
    • Number of shares for valid votes given 7,911,387 (78.4859% of the share capital with voting rights), out of which:
      - For: 7,911,387
      - Against: 0
    • Abstain: 0

  7. Approved the expenditure for the repair of the patrol vessel (PLS 125), which is vital for the security of the Port of Thessaloniki and the implementation of the ISPS Code of up to 55,000 euros plus V.A.T. The voting results on the 7th item were as follows:
    • Number of shares for valid votes given 7,911,387 (78.4859% of the share capital with voting rights), out of which:
      - For: 7,911,387
      - Against: 0
    • Abstain: 0

  8. By the proposal of TAIPED, the subject regarding the amendment of article 10 of the ThPA SA statute was not discussed and no decision was taken.

  9. Announcements
    The General Meeting ratified the appointment of Mr. Constantinos Tsiapakidis, Chairman of the Council of the Fourth Municipal Community of the City of Thessaloniki, as an independent non-executive member of the Board of Directors and representative of the municipality of Thessaloniki, in replacement of the resigned Deputy Mayor Mr. Georgios Dimarelos, in accordance with the decision number 816/2017 of the Municipal Council of Thessaloniki, for the rest of Mr. Georgios Dimarelos term, until 05/11/2019.