Rocket Internet SE: Annual General Meeting 2016
09 JUNE 2016, BERLIN
Summary· Proposals approved with a majority of at least 83.3% // · Pierre Louette and Stefan Krause joined Supervisory Board // · Shareholders discharged Supervisory Board and Management Board
Rocket Internet SE (“The Company”, ISIN DE000A12UKK6, RKET) held its Annual General Meeting at the Company's new Berlin headquarters, with a presence of 88.98%. The Annual General Meeting approved all items on the agenda in accordance with the proposals made by the Supervisory Board and the Management Board with a majority of at least 83.3%.
Moreover, Rocket Internet’s shareholders appointed Pierre Louette and Stefan Krause as new members of the Company’s Supervisory Board. Lorenzo Grabau and Erik Mitteregger have resigned from the Supervisory Board with effect as from the end of the Annual General Meeting.
The shareholders discharged the members of the Supervisory Board and the Management Board for the financial year 2015.
Oliver Samwer, CEO Rocket Internet: ”We would like to thank our employees for their commitment and hard work. We are grateful for the confidence and support our shareholders have once again shown in us. We are focussed on implementing our strategic objectives, in order to create sustainable value for our shareholders. In 2016, our main focus lies on improving the profitability of our companies while we continue to support their growth.”
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About Rocket Internet
About Rocket Internet
Rocket Internet incubates and invests in Internet companies with proven business models. It provides operational support to its companies and helps them scale internationally. Rocket Internet focuses predominantly on four industry sectors of online and mobile retail and services that make up a significant share of consumer spending: Food & Groceries, Fashion, General Merchandise and Home & Living. Rocket Internet’s selected companies are active in a large number of countries around the world with more than 28,000 employees. Rocket Internet SE is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ISIN DE000A12UKK6, RKET). For further information please visit www.rocket-internet.com.