Munich, Germany, 30 May 2017 – This year’s annual general meeting of the shareholders of HolidayCheck Group AG was held today at the Haus der Bayerischen Wirtschaft in Munich, Germany. In line with the record of high attendance in previous years, the present shareholders and shareholder representatives accounted for around 79 percent of the company’s share capital with voting rights. All the items on the agenda requiring approval were adopted by clear majorities.
The shareholders at the meeting appointed Holger Eckstein to the company’s Supervisory Board in a by-election. He had already been appointed to the Supervisory Board by Munich District Court in January on the Board’s recommendation for the period up to the end of today’s general meeting of shareholders. This followed the resignation of Dr Andreas Rittstieg from the Supervisory Board with effect from the end of the previous year. As Chief Financial Officer of Hubert Burda Media Holding, Holger Eckstein is an experienced financial expert.
The shareholders’ meeting also approved by a large majority the discharge of the Management and Supervisory Boards.
Additionally, the shareholders present passed a resolution to transfer to revenue reserves EUR 3,000,000 of the total EUR 19,392,785.91 net retained profit of HolidayCheck Group AG for the financial year 2016, and to carry EUR 16,392,785.91 forward to the next accounting period.
About HolidayCheck Group AG:
HolidayCheck Group AG (ISIN DE005495329), Munich, Germany, is one of Europe’s leading digital firms for holidaymakers. With a total workforce of around 400, HolidayCheck Group AG comprises HolidayCheck AG (which operates hotel review and travel booking portals by the same name); Drive Boo AG (which operates the car rental portal MietwagenCheck); and WebAssets B.V. (which operates the Zoover hotel review portals and the MeteoVista/WeerOnline weather portals). HolidayCheck Group’s vision is to become the world’s most holidaymaker-friendly company in the world.