Hannover, 7 May 2013:
The Annual General Meeting of Hannover Re today approved all proposed resolutions by a large majority.
In his address to shareholders Chief Executive Officer Ulrich Wallin took the opportunity to look back once more on the 2012 financial year, which had passed off exceptionally successfully for Hannover Re. Despite the losses caused by Hurricane Sandy the company generated a new record profit of EUR 858.3 million (EUR 606.0 million).
The Annual General Meeting approved the proposal of the Executive Board and Supervisory Board to pay a gross dividend of EUR 2.60 and a bonus of EUR 0.40 per share for the 2012 financial year.
The next Annual General Meeting is scheduled for 7 May 2014 in Hannover.