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Unilever N.V. annual general meeting Rotterdam, 14 May 2014 - all resolutions approved

May 19, 2014



ENP Newswire - 19 May 2014

Release date- 15052014 - Rotterdam - Unilever N.V. shareholders today approved all resolutions put to the annual general meeting in Rotterdam.

Voting was by poll on each resolution and the results are set out below.

Board appointments

The following continuing directors stood for election and were duly re-appointed. These were Paul Polman, Jean-Marc Huet, Laura Cha, Louise Fresco, Ann Fudge, Byron Grote, Mary Ma, Hixonia Nyasulu, The Rt Hon Sir Malcolm Rifkind MP, John Rishton, Kees Storm, Michael Treschow and Paul Walsh.

Charles Golden did not offer himself for re-appointment and will retire as a Non-Executive Director at the close of the Unilever PLC annual general meeting.

Feike Sijbesma was proposed for appointment as non-executive director for the first time and was duly appointed by the shareholders of Unilever N.V. to take effect from 1 November 2014.

Cautionary statement

This announcement may contain forward-looking statements, including forward-looking statements within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as will, aim, expects, anticipates, intends, looks, believes, vision, or the negative of these terms and other similar expressions of future performance or results, and their negatives, are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based upon current expectations and assumptions regarding anticipated developments and other factors affecting the Group. They are not historical facts, nor are they guarantees of future performance.

Because these forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, there are important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements.

Among other risks and uncertainties, the material or principal factors which cause actual results to differ materially are: Unilevers global brands not meeting consumer preferences; Unilevers ability to innovate and remain competitive; Unilevers investment choices in its portfolio management; inability to find sustainable solutions to support long-term growth; customer relationships; the recruitment and retention of talented employees; disruptions in our supply chain; the cost of raw materials and commodities; the production of safe and high quality products; secure and reliable IT infrastructure; successful execution of acquisitions, divestitures and business transformation projects; economic and political risks and natural disasters; financial risks; failure to meet high and ethical standards and managing regulatory, tax and legal matters.

Further details of potential risks and uncertainties affecting the Group are described in the Groups filings with the London Stock Exchange, Euronext Amsterdam and the US Securities and Exchange Commission, including in the Groups Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended 31 December 2013 and the Annual Report and Accounts 2013. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this announcement.

Except as required by any applicable law or regulation, the Group expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in the Groups expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based.

Contact:

Unilever PLC

Unilever House

100 Victoria Embankment

London, EC4Y 0DY

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7822 5252


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Source: ENP Newswire


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