The Company announces that during its shareholders Ordinary General Meeting held on 26.5.2009 with the participation of (10) shareholders, who represented 7,558,880 shares of the total amount of 10,080,000 shares, with the quota of 74.989 %, the following resolutions were taken with the quorum of 74.989 % each and every one:
1) Approval of the annual financial statements for the 9th financial year (1.1.2008 to 31.12.2008), along with the Board of Directors and Auditors reports.
2) Approval of the allocation of available earnings, as proposed by the Company's Board of Directors and of a 0.18 € dividend per share, which dividend is subject to 10% withholding tax, according Law 3697/2008 and therefore the net final amount payable will be 0.162 Euro per share.
The record date (dividend beneficiaries) was set for Monday 20 July 2009.
The (ex-dividend date) was set for Thursday 16 July 2009 and the dividend payment will be made as from 24 July 2009.
Shareholders may receive their dividend from any branch of EFG Eurobank Ergasias starting Friday 24th July 2009, upon presenting their identity card.
The dividend of shareholders who have designated EFG EUROBANK Ergasias as their account operator at the Dematerialised Securities System (SAT) will be credited to their accounts on Friday 24 July 2009.
3) Approval of the release of the Board of Directors Members and of the Auditors from any liability for the activities of the management period from 1.1.2008 to 31.12.2008.
4) Seven (7) members of the Board of Directors have been elected for five years.
5) An audit committee was formed in accordance of Law 3693/2008
6) Assignment of the audit of the 10th financial year (1.1.2009 - 31.12.2009) to the auditing company "Grant Thornton"and the appointment of: Konstantinou Vassilios Licence Number 13671 and Ioannou Nikolaos Licence Number 29301 as chartered auditors and: kazas Vassilios Licence Number 13281 and Stellakis Pavlos Licence Number 24941 as deputy auditors.
7) Approval of the Board of Directors Members remuneration for the year 2008 up until now, and pre-approval of the remunerations-compensations to be paid the next financial year.
There were no announcements during the Ordinary General Meeting.
After the Ordinary General Meeting, a meeting of the Board of Directors took place and have been elected the following Members:
Mr Lazaros Kanavouras Chairman
Mr Ioannis Tsaras Chief Executive Officer
Mr Iakovos Frantzis Vice Chairman
Mr Georgios Ioannidis Member
Christoforos Koutitas Member
Efstratios Makios Member
Pantelis Tsivelekidis Member
Petros Naskos Member
Dimitrios Thiriou Member
Nikolaos Parpoudis Member
Apostolos Tsourekas Member