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 the No.2 worldwide producer of wines and spirits with consolidated sales amounting to €10,701 million in fiscal year FY22. The Group, which owns 17 of the Top 100 Spirits Brands, holds one of the most prestigious and comprehensive portfolios in the industry with over 240 premium brands distributed across more than 160 markets. Pernod Ricard’s portfolio 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 or Mumm and Perrier-Jouët champagnes. The Group’s mission is to unlock the magic of human connections by bringing “Good Times from a Good Place”, in line with its Sustainability and Responsibility roadmap. Pernod Ricard’s decentralised organisation empowers its 19,480 employees to be on-the-ground ambassadors of its purposeful and inclusive culture of conviviality, bringing people together in meaningful, sustainable and responsible ways to create value over the long term. Executing its strategic plan, Transform & Accelerate, Pernod Ricard now relies on its “Conviviality Platform”, a new growth model based on data and artificial intelligence to meet the ever-changing demand of consumers. Pernod Ricard is listed on Euronext (Ticker: RI; ISIN Code:FR0000120693) and is part of the CAC 40 and Eurostoxx 50 indices.