PARIS, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
The Annual General Meeting of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain shareholders was held today in Paris. Shareholders present or represented at the meeting held an aggregate 67.9 % of the outstanding shares. All the resolutions were adopted.
Ms. Isabelle Bouillot, Ms. Sylvia Jay, Mr. Frédéric Lemoine and Mr. Bernard Gautier were re-elected to the Board. Mr. Jean-Dominique Senard was elected as a director (to replace Mr. Jean-Louis Beffa).
Shareholders also approved the payment of a dividend of €1.24 per share (up 8%), paid entirely in cash. The ex-dividend date will be June 11 and the dividend will be paid as from June 14, 2012.
A webcast of the Annual General Meeting and the results of the vote on each resolution will be available on the Company's website (http://www.saint-gobain.com) from June 8.
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Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to the challenges of growth, energy efficiency and environmental protection. With 2011 sales of €42.12 billion, Saint-Gobain operates in 64 countries and has nearly 195,000 employees. For more information about Saint-Gobain, please visit http://www.saint-gobain.com.
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