Right to Information and Speech, Comments and Objections
Shareholders may address questions to the Executive Board exclusively by means of video communication via the InvestorPortal. No other submission of questions by electronic or other means of communication is envisaged either before or during the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting.
Furthermore, as a shareholder, you can exercise your right to speak at the Annual Shareholders' Meeting exclusively by means of video communication via the InvestorPortal. Motions and election proposals pursuant to Section 118a (1) sentence 2 no. 3 AktG, requests for information pursuant to Section 131 (1) AktG and inquiries pursuant to Section 131 (1d) AktG may be part of the speech.
Speeches must be registered during the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting via the InvestorPortal following request by the meeting chair.
Shareholders may submit comments in text form via the InvestorPortal. Such comments must be submitted exclusively via the InvestorPortal no later than five days prior to the meeting, i.e. no later than the end of April 21, 2023, 24:00 hours (CEST). The length of each statement may not exceed 10,000 characters. Statements meeting the above requirements will be made available to properly registered shareholders or their proxies on the InvestorPortal no later than four days prior to the Annual Shareholders' Meeting, i.e. no later than the end of April 22, 2023, 24:00 hours (CEST), with publication of the name of the shareholder.
Shareholders can also raise their objections against resolutions of the Annual Shareholders' Meeting by clicking the “Objections field” provided on the InvestorPortal.