Rocket Internet SE: Annual General Meeting
- Proposals approved with a majority of at least 83.3%
- Pierre Louette and Stefan Krause joined Supervisory Board
- Shareholders discharged Supervisory Board and Management Board
Berlin, Germany, June 09th 2016 - Rocket Internet SE ("The Company", ISIN DE000A12UKK6, RKET) held its Annual General Meeting at the Company's new Berlin headquarters, with a presence of 88.98%. The Annual General Meeting approved all items on the agenda in accordance with the proposals made by the Supervisory Board and the Management Board with a majority of at least 83.3%.
Moreover, Rocket Internet's shareholders appointed Pierre Louette and Stefan Krause as new members of the Company's Supervisory Board. Lorenzo Grabau and Erik Mitteregger have resigned from the Supervisory Board with effect as from the end of the Annual General Meeting.
The shareholders discharged the members of the Supervisory Board and the Management Board for the financial year 2015.
Oliver Samwer, CEO Rocket Internet: "We would like to thank our employees for their commitment and hard work. We are grateful for the confidence and support our shareholders have once again shown in us. We are focussed on implementing our strategic objectives, in order to create sustainable value for our shareholders. In 2016, our main focus lies on improving the profitability of our companies while we continue to support their growth."
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About Rocket Internet
Rocket Internet builds and invests in Internet companies that take proven online business models to new, fast-growing markets. Rocket Internet focuses on five industry sectors of online and mobile retail services that make up a significant share of consumer spending: Food & Groceries, Fashion, General Merchandise, Home & Living and Travel. Its network of companies operates a variety of business models in over 110 countries on six continents with more than 36,000 employees at the end of 2015. Rocket Internet SE is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ISIN DE000A12UKK6, RKET). For further information please visit www.rocket-internet.com.
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