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“Thessaloniki Port Authority S.A.” announces the voting results during the Extraordinary General Meeting of the Company’s Shareholders that was held on 29th August 2019 in Thessaloniki, at the hotel “Makedonia Palace”. The General Meeting was attended in conformity by 14 shareholders, attending either in person or by proxy and representing 7,949,543 shares, i.e. 78.8645% of the Company’s paid-up share capital and through open voting, the following items were discussed and decided:

1. Approved the reduction of the number of independent members of the Board of Directors from three (3) to two (2) members and elected Panagiotis Michalopoulos and Mr. Panagiotis Alevras.

The voting results on the 1st item were as follows:

  • Number of shares for which valid votes were given: 7,949,543 (78.8645% of the share capital with voting rights), out of which:
    • For: 7,921,655
    • Against: 27,888
    • Abstain: 0

2. Approved the amendment of Article 12 of the Company’s Articles of Association regarding the Audit Committee. The Audit Committee is elected by the General Meeting of Shareholders. The “Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund” shall exercise its right to appoint its representative to the Audit Committee by a declaration to be submitted to the General Meeting of Shareholders at the election of the members of the Audit Committee. The Chairman of the General Meeting reminded to the shareholders that the existing Audit Committee consists of:

  • Panagiotis Michalopoulos
  • Panagiotis Alevras
  • Angelos Vlachos                                     

The voting results on the 2nd item were as follows:  

  • Number of shares for which valid votes were given: 7,949,543 (78.8645% of the share capital with voting rights), out of which:
    • For: 7,922,000
    • Against: 27,543
    • Abstain: 0

3. Announcements

The Board of Directors did not make any announcements.

Invitation to the Extraordinary General Shareholders' Meeting 2019 and related information

Invitation [pdf]

Related information [zip]

 

 

«Port Authority of Thessaloniki SA» announces that at the meeting of the Company's Board of Directors on 30.07.2019, the new Organization Chart was approved, with the creation of a new position of Chief Executive Officer and the appointment of his duties. It was also approved the upgrade of the Information & Communications Technology Department to Directorate and the renaming of the Management Directorate to Human Resources Directorate. The above two Directorates report at the first level to the Chief Executive Officer.

«Port Authority of Thessaloniki SA» announces that at the meeting of the Company's Board of Directors on 30.07.2019, accepted the resignation of a non-executive member of the Board of Directors Mr. Cedric Garnier and to his  replacement, a new non-executive member, Mr. Baqiao (Leon) FU, was appointed.

The present announcement is made according to paragraph 1 of article 17 of the Regulation (EU) 596/2014, in relation to the obligation of the Issuer for the publicity of inside information as per article 7 of Regulation (EU) 596/2014 and article 27 par. 8 of law 4443/2016 and following a relevant request dated 28 June 2019 from the Hellenic Capital Market Commission.

Following the announcement of our Company dated 27 June 2019 in relation to the decisions of the General Meeting of the Shareholders of 26th of June 2019, we further clarify that in regards to Items 3 and 4 of the agenda (approval of the Overall Management by the Board of Directors for the financial years 2017 and 2018) the only reason that the main shareholder did not approve the Overall Management of the Board of Directors, as per article 108 par. 1 of law 4548/2018, is that in accordance with existent internal post acquisition policies, a period of 2 years has to be respected before any such approval to be passed and not because the shareholder is in possession of any additional information that leads to that decision. This period of 2 years is considered sufficient for any liabilities to surface as per the reps and warranties of the seller. It is noted that the relevant action and the herein announcement are taking place for the protection of the investors.

“Thessaloniki Port Authority S.A.”, clarifying the release as of 19.06.2019, announces the appointment from 19.06.2019 of Mr. Franco Νicola Cupolo as Chief Executive Officer, with delegated duties from the Managing Director.

Mr. Sotirios Theofanis maintains the position of the Chairman of the BoD and Managing Director, as an executive member of the Board of Directors.

Further, the Company also announces the termination of cooperation of the Chief Operating Officer & Container Terminal Managing Director, Mr. Marc Riondel, on 30.06.2019.