Company Announcement:

Vestas Wind Systems A/S’ Annual General Meeting on 5 April 2022

Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Aarhus, 5 April 2022
Company announcement No. 08/2022

Vestas Wind Systems A/S’ Annual General Meeting on 5 April 2022

The Annual General Meeting of Vestas Wind Systems A/S was held today.

Agenda and resolutions

1. The Board of Directors’ report on the company’s activities during the past year
The Annual General Meeting took note of the Board of Directors’ report.   

2. Presentation and adoption of the Annual Report
The Annual Report 2021 was adopted.

3. Resolution for the allocation of the result of the year according to the adopted Annual Report
The Board of Directors’ proposal for allocation of the result of the year, including a dividend of DKK 0.37 per share to be paid out for the financial year 2021, was approved.

4. Presentation and advisory vote on the Remuneration Report
The Annual General Meeting approved the Remuneration Report 2021 presented for an advisory vote.

5. Approval of the Board of Directors’ remuneration
The Board of Directors proposed a basic remuneration of DKK 455,175 per board member, an increase of 2 percent (with the chairman receiving three times that and the deputy chairman twice the basic remuneration). In addition, a 2 percent increase in both the level of the committee membership fee and the committee chairman fee was proposed. The proposed change in remuneration was approved.

6. Election of members of the Board of Directors
Anders Runevad, Bert Nordberg, Bruce Grant, Eva Merete Søfelde Berneke, Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Karl-Henrik Sundström, and Kentaro Hosomi were re-elected as members of the Board of Directors. Lars Josefsson did not stand for re-election. The proposed candidate Lena Olving was elected as a new member.  

7. Appointment of auditor
The auditing firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers Statsautoriseret Revisionspartnerselskab was re-appointed as auditor of the company.

8. Proposals from the Board of Directors

8.1 Renewal of the authorisation to acquire treasury shares
The Board of Directors’ authorisation to acquire treasury shares equal to 10 percent of the share capital at the time of the authorisation on an ongoing basis until 31 December 2023 was approved. 

9. Authorisation of the chairman of the general meeting
The chairman (with a right of substitution) was authorised to file and register the adopted resolutions with the Danish Business Authority and make such amendments as requested by the Danish Business Authority.

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After the Annual General Meeting, the Board of Directors held its constituting board meeting. At the meeting, Bert Nordberg and Anders Runevad were re-elected as chairman and deputy chairman of the Board, respectively.


Contact details
Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Denmark
Mathias Dalsten, Vice President
Investor Relations
Tel: +45 2829 5383