Resolutions from the Annual General Meeting of DONG Energy A/S

Today, DONG Energy A/S held its Annual General Meeting where the following was adopted:

Audited annual report 2016 and distribution of profit

  • DONG Energy’s audited annual report 2016 was approved.
  • The distribution of profit according to the adopted annual report 2016 was approved. The dividend will amount to DKK 6 per share.

Elections, remuneration and discharge

  • Thomas Thune Andersen was re-elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors, Lene Skole was re-elected as Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Lynda Armstrong, Pia Gjellerup and Benny D. Loft were re-elected as members of the Board of Directors.
  • Peter Korsholm was elected as new member of the Board of Directors.
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers was re-appointed as auditor.
  • The board remuneration for 2017 was approved.
  • The Board of Directors and the Executive Board were discharged from their obligations.


  • The Board of Director’s proposals for amendments to the Articles of Association were approved:
    • Deletion of clauses 4.2-4.6 (the Board of Directors’ authorisations to increase the share capital).
    • Deletion of clause 10.11 (the Board of Directors’ right to appoint observers).
    • Deletion of clause (i) in Appendix 1 to the Articles of Association (the clause is deleted as the gas distribution grid has been divested to the Danish transmission system owner,


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DONG Energy (NASDAQ OMX: DENERG) is one of Northern Europe's leading energy groups and is headquartered in Denmark. Around 6,200 ambitious employees develop, construct and operate offshore wind farms, generate power and heat from our power stations as well as supply and trade in energy to wholesale, business and residential customers. In addition, we produce oil and gas, and a process has been initiated to divest this business unit. The continuing part of the Group has approx 5,800 employees and generated a revenue in 2016 of DKK 61 billion (EUR 8.2 billion). Read more on