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Annual General Meeting of Danske Bank 2003

March 25, 2003

Stock Exchange Announcement No. 8/2003
At the annual general meeting of Danske Bank on Tuesday, March 25, the shareholders approved the following:

  • The annual report for the year 2002, a dividend of DKr4.75 per share of DKr10, and the discharge of the board of directors and the executive board from their obligations.
  • The re-election of Mr Alf Duch-Pedersen, Chief Executive of Danisco A/S, and Mr Henning Christophersen, General Manager, and the election of Mr Claus Vastrup, Professor of Economics, to the board of directors.
  • The re-election of the two external auditors Grant Thornton, Statsautoriseret Revisionsaktieselskab and KPMG C. Jespersen, Statsautoriserede revisorer.
  • The renewal of the authorisation enabling Danske Bank to acquire its own shares.

The annual general meeting also approved the following proposals of the board of directors:

  • The reduction of the share capital by a nominal amount of DKr203,241,510.
  • The amendment of the wording of Article 9, section 5, and Article 15, section 1, of the Articles of Association as a result of new legislation.

Immediately following the annual general meeting, the board of directors met to elect its chairman and two vice chairmen.

Mr Poul J. Svanholm, General Manager, continues as chairman and Mr Jørgen Nue Møller, General Manager, and Mr Alf Duch-Pedersen, Chief Executive of Danisco A/S, as vice chairmen.