PARIS, June 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The BOURBON Combined Annual and Special Shareholders' Meeting was held today at the Cite de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine in Paris. It was chaired by Jacques de Chateauvieux.
All the resolutions submitted for a vote were approved, in particular:
- Distribution of a dividend of EUR0.90 per share
Given the allotment of one bonus share for ten shares held in 2009, this dividend represents a 10% increase. It will be paid out on June 16, 2010.
- Ratification of the co-opting of Agnes Pannier-Runacher as Director
Agnes Pannier-Runacher was co-opted by the August 24, 2009 meeting of the Board of Directors to replace Dominique Senequier, resigning Director, to the remaining term of office, or until 2012.
- Renewal of the terms of office of Jacques de Chateauvieux and Lan Vo Thi Huyen
Their terms of office were renewed for a period of three years.
At the June 9, 2010 meeting of the BOURBON Board of Directors held after the Annual Meeting, the positions of the members of the Group's Executive Committee were renewed :
- Jacques de Chateauvieux, as Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, - Christian Lefevre, as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, - Laurent Renard, as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. FINANCIAL CALENDAR - Group strategy presentation in Shanghai June 25, 2010 - 2nd quarter and 1st half 2010 revenues August 9, 2010 - 1st half 2010 financial results August 31, 2010 - Presentation of 1st half 2010 results September 1st, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ About BOURBON
BOURBON offers a broad range of offshore oil and gas marine services. Under its strategic plan BOURBON intends to become the leader in modern offshore oil and gas marine services by offering the most demanding clients worldwide, a full line of innovative, high performance and new-generation vessels and a modular offer of Inspection, Maintenance and Repair services, with the launch of its new "Subsea Services" Activity.
BOURBON also specializes in bulk transport and protects the French coastline for the French Navy.
Classified by ICB (Industry Classification Benchmark) in the "Oil Services" sector, BOURBON is listed for trading on Euronext Paris, Compartment A, and is included in the Deferred Settlement Service SRD and in the SBF 120 and Dow Jones Stoxx 600 indices..
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