At the general meeting Thomas Thune Andersen was re-elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Lene Skole was re-elected as Deputy Chairman, and Lynda Armstrong, Pia Gjellerup, Peter Korsholm and Benny D. Loft as members of the Board of Directors. Further, Dieter Wemmer and Jørgen Kildahl were elected as new members of the Board of Directors, which means that Ørsted goes from six to eight board members and in addition three board members elected by the Ørsted employees.
At the general meeting it was resolved that, as of the financial year 2018, Ørsted will present its financial statements and interim financial statements in English only.
The general assembly also approved to delete the provisions regarding the independent nomination committee with direct shareholder representation. Instead, the Board of Directors will establish a combined nomination and remuneration committee.