KPS AG: Annual General Meeting approves dividend distribution of EUR 0.35 per share
Unterföhring/Munich, March 26, 2018 – KPS AG (WKN: A1A6V4 / ISIN: DE000A1A6V48), Europe’s leading management consulting firm for digital transformation and process optimization in retail, held its Annual General Meeting in Munich on March 23, 2018, with 62.84 % of share capital in attendance. At the Annual General Meeting, the Executive Board reported on operational development in the past fiscal year 2016/2017 and the first quarter of 2017/2018, and provided an outlook on the ongoing strategy and the current fiscal year 2017/2018.
All agenda items were adopted by a large majority. The shareholders approved the Executive Board and Supervisory Board’s proposals as well as the distribution of a dividend of EUR 0.35 per dividend-bearing share. Baker Tilly GmbH & Co. KG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Munich, was also elected as Company and Group auditor for fiscal year 2017/2018.
“We were once again able to achieve strong, profitable growth in fiscal year 2016/17. We took significant strategic steps to strengthen our leading position on the German and European consulting market for digital transformation and process implementation. Our three strategic priorities of internationalization, industrialization and innovation continue to confirm to us that we are on the right track towards translating our competitive distinguishing features into profitable growth. We are delighted that our shareholders continue placing their trust in us and are accompanying KPS AG on this path,” commented Leonardo Musso, Board member of KPS AG:
The voting results from the Annual General Meeting can be found here.
March 26, 2018
The Executive Board
KPS is Europe’s leading transformation partner for companies looking to radically realign their business models to address the customer and implement innovative digital processes and technologies within very short timeframes. KPS works with companies from many different industries and delivers all of its products and services from a single source, from strategic realignment and sector-specific process chains to implementing cutting-edge technologies. KPS consultants consider companies holistically, combining merchandise management, B2B and B2C e-commerce processes and customer-oriented marketing and sales. KPS uses integrated data management and targeted analyses to create emotional brand loyalty with unmistakable customer experiences across all channels and regional borders. Agile company management is a significant competitive advantage, especially in a digital world where the customer is in focus. The KPS Rapid Transformation Method accelerates project initiatives by up to 50 percent while KPS consultants’ comprehensive project experience and industry knowledge ensure that every project initiative succeeds. KPS is part of a successful partner network as an SAP Gold Partner, SAP Hybris Platinum, Adobe Business, Intershop Premium, SAP ARIBA and SAP Concur Customer Implementation Partner. With around 1,000 consultants in 12 countries, KPS is continuously expanding its global market position through trend-setting projects in digital and technological transformation. Visit us at www.kps.com.
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