20.05.2019

UNIQA Annual General Meeting: dividend rises again

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UNIQA Annual General Meeting: dividend rises again 
  • Dividend increases to 53 cents per share 
  • Anna Maria D’Hulster and Martin Grüll join UNIQA supervisory body

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UNIQA Annual General Meeting: dividend rises again 
  • Dividend increases to 53 cents per share 
  • Anna Maria D’Hulster and Martin Grüll join UNIQA supervisory body
Progressive dividend policy: dividend rises for the seventh time
 
On the basis of good business performance in 2018 and the upturn in consolidated net profit of over € 70 million to €243 million, the Annual General Meeting of UNIQA Insurance Group AG (UNIQA) held on 20 May 2019 agreed to the proposal of the Management Board and the Supervisory Board and approved the seventh consecutive dividend increase to 53 cents per share (2017: 51 cents).
 
Two new Supervisory Board members
 
Belgian insurance expert Anna Maria D´Hulster and the CFO of Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI) Martin Grüll were newly appointed to the Supervisory Board by the Annual General Meeting.
 
Anna Maria D’Hulster has many years of international experience in the European financial services sector. In her last position, she headed the Geneva Association, a global think tank in the insurance industry based in Zurich, as General Secretary from 2014 until February 2019.
 
The Austrian bank manager Martin Grüll has been CFO and a member of the Management Board of RBI, one of the leading banks in Austria and Central and Eastern Europe, since 2005. Grüll has worked in the banking industry since 1982 and has served in various Management Board positions since 1998.
 
Kory Sorenson and Rudolf Könighofer left the UNIQA Supervisory Board at the end of the Annual General Meeting on 20 May 2019. All other previous Supervisory Board members were re-elected.
 
CEO Andreas Brandstetter’s speech at the 20th Annual General Meeting and the voting results can be viewed at
 
 
 
UNIQA
The UNIQA Group is one of the leading insurance groups in its core markets of Austria and Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). Around 20,000 employees and exclusive sales partners serve over 10.1 million customers in 18 countries. UNIQA is the second-largest insurance group in Austria with a market share of more than 21 per cent. UNIQA operates in 15 markets in the CEE growth region: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia and Ukraine. The UNIQA Group also includes insurance companies in Switzerland and Liechtenstein.
 
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