Combined Shareholders’ Meeting of 10 November 2021

Press Release 10/11/2021

On this day, the shareholders of Pernod Ricard have held their Combined Shareholders’ Meeting chaired by Mr. Alexandre Ricard, Chairman & CEO, in order to approve, in particular, the consolidated and company financial statements of Pernod Ricard SA for the year ended 30 June 2021. All the resolutions have been adopted, in particular:

  • Annual dividend: €3.12 per share : An interim dividend of € 1.33 per share having been paid on July 7, 2021, the balance, i.e. € 1.79 per share, will be detached on November 22, 2021 (with a record date of November 23, 2021) and paid on November 24, 2021

  • Appointment to the Board of Ms. Namita Shah (whose biography is attached to this press release)

  • Renewal of the directorships of Ms. Anne Lange, Ms. Veronica Vargas and of Société Paul Ricard, represented by Mr. Paul-Charles Ricard (their respective biographies are also attached to this press release)

  • Approval, on the one hand, of the components of the compensation paid or granted to Mr. Alexandre Ricard, Chairman & CEO for the 2020/21 financial year and, on the other hand, of the compensation policy items applicable to him for the 2021/22 financial year

  • Appointments to the Board Committees : Appointment of Ms. Virginie Fauvel to the Strategic Committee, and of Ms. Namita Shah to the S&R Committee. A summary table of the Board Committees, as composed after today’s General Meeting, is also attached hereto.

The Combined Shareholders’ Meeting was broadcasted live and can now be viewed in both French and English on the pernod-ricard.com website.

Shareholders’ agenda: Shareholders’ agenda: Thursday 10 February 2022 - Half-year 2021/22 sales & results

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Pernod Ricard is a worldwide leader in the spirits and wine industry, blending traditional craftsmanship, state-of-the-art brand development, and global distribution technologies. Our prestigious portfolio of premium to luxury brands includes Absolut vodka, Ricard pastis, Ballantine’s, Chivas Regal, Royal Salute, and The Glenlivet Scotch whiskies, Jameson Irish whiskey, Martell cognac, Havana Club rum, Beefeater gin, Malibu liqueur and Mumm and Perrier-Jouët champagnes. Our mission is to ensure the long-term growth of our brands with full respect for people and the environment, while empowering our employees around the world to be ambassadors of our purposeful, inclusive and responsible culture of authentic conviviality. Pernod Ricard’s consolidated sales amounted to € 12,137 million in fiscal year FY23. Pernod Ricard is listed on Euronext (Ticker: RI; ISIN Code:FR0000120693) and is part of the CAC 40 and Eurostoxx 50 indices

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