- Dividend of EUR 1.30 per share approved
- Peter Thirring elected to the Supervisory Board
The 32nd Annual General Meeting of VIENNA INSURANCE GROUP AG Wiener Versicherung Gruppe (VIG) was held on 26 May 2023 in the Wiener Stadthalle arena.
A dividend of EUR 1.30 per share proposed by the Vienna Insurance Group Managing Board and Supervisory Board was approved by the Annual General Meeting. This corresponds to a dividend payout ratio of 35.7% of the profit after taxes and non-controlling interests. The dividend yield is 5.8%.
30 May 2023 is the ex-dividend day, 31 May 2023 is the record date and 1 June 2023 is the dividend payment date.
CEO Elisabeth Stadler provided an overview of VIG Group’s highly successful 2022 financial year, achieved despite the geopolitical and economic challenges, and of the Group’s consistently strong resilience and capital strength. A video of the speech by the CEO is available on the Vienna Insurance Group website at vig.com/annual-general-meeting. The Managing Board then answered questions from the shareholders.
Peter Thirring elected as new Supervisory Board member
Peter Thirring was elected to the Supervisory Board of VIENNA INSURANCE GROUP AG Wiener Versicherung Gruppe with effect from 1 July 2023. Peter Thirring, born on 20 July 1957, studied law and has worked in the insurance industry since 1984 and for the VIG Group since 2016. He will leave the VIG Managing Board at the end of his term of office on 30 June 2023, but he will remain with the VIG Group with his many years of international experience and his insurance knowledge as he joins the Supervisory Board of the Group. Peter Thirring’s Supervisory Board mandate at VIG will run until the end of the Annual General Meeting at which resolutions on discharge for the 2027 financial year are taken.
As Heinz Öhler has stepped down from his position in the Supervisory Board with effect from 30 June 2023, the Supervisory Board will continue to consist of twelve members elected by the Annual General Meeting.
The resolutions of the Annual General Meeting were passed by a substantial majority. Further information is available online at vig.com/annual-general-meeting.