At Agfa-Gevaert’s Annual General Meeting today, all the voting points on the agenda were approved. These included the approval of the 2007 financial statements, the allocation of the profit as well as the discharge of directors and auditors.

The shareholders also approved the reappointment of Karel Van Miert as an independent member of the Board of Directors. They also appointed Willy Duron as a director, and Michel Akkermans, Roland Junck and Horst Heidsick as independent directors. All of them were appointed for a 3-year period, to come into effect today.

In its afternoon meeting, the Board of Directors will appoint Julien De Wilde as its new Chairman in succession of Ludo Verhoeven.

Katia Waegemans
Director Corporate Communication
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Johan Jacobs
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