April 1, 2022
ASM International NV (Euronext Amsterdam: ASM) announces today that the information relating to the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled for May 16, 2022 (AGM), is now available on the Company’s website. This information includes the convocation, the agenda and its appendices. US market proxy materials for New York Register stockholders are also posted on our website. ASM also announces that Mr. Martin van Pernis will be replaced by Mrs. Pauline van der Meer Mohr as Chairman of the Supervisory Board at the end of the AGM.
The AGM will start at 2:00 p.m. CET.
The AGM will be a hybrid meeting that shareholders can attend in person or virtually. As in previous years, our shareholders also have the possibility to exercise their right to vote by proxy and to follow the meeting thanks to our live webcast.
In the event that COVID-19 requires, for health reasons, that the meeting be held only virtually and this is provided for by Dutch law, then instructions will be made available on the website: www.asm. com.
The agenda for the General Meeting includes, among other things, proposals for the appointment of Mr. Hichem M’Saad as an additional member of the Management Board, modification of the compensation policy for the Management Board and the Supervisory Board, the renewal of the mandate of Mr. Marc de Jong as a member of the Supervisory Board for a new term of four years, to approve the proposal to declare a regular dividend of €2.50 per ordinary share and to approve the annual accounts for 2021.
In accordance with legal requirements applicable in the Netherlands, the record date of the AGM is April 18, 2022. The total number of issued shares in ASM International NV as of today’s date amounts to 49,297 394 ordinary shares. Taking into account the number of treasury shares held to date, which amounts to 717,340 shares, the number of shares with voting rights amounts to 48,580,054.
At the end of the AGM, Mr. van Pernis will leave the Supervisory Board after 12 years, and the final year as Chairman. The Supervisory Board has appointed Mrs. Pauline van der Meer Mohr as Chairman of the Supervisory Board after the AGM.
Mr. van Pernis commented: “It has been a real pleasure to be part of the Supervisory Board for the past 12 years, including the last year as Chairman. The growth of the company during this period has been enormous. I enjoyed being a part of it and witnessing the technological progress, the enthusiasm and the entrepreneurial spirit of the management committee and all the employees. I wish the Management Board, the Supervisory Board and all the other colleagues all the best for the future. Last but not least, I wish Pauline good luck as my successor as President.
Mrs. Pauline van der Meer Mohr commented: “First of all, I would like to thank Martin for all his contributions over the past 12 years. He has made many contributions with his vast knowledge and experience. Furthermore, I am delighted to succeed him as Chairman of the Supervisory Board and to continue with the entire Supervisory Board to contribute to the execution of the Growth through Innovation strategy. I wish Martin a well-deserved retirement.
About ASM International
ASM International NV, headquartered in Almere, The Netherlands, and its subsidiaries design and manufacture processing equipment and solutions to produce semiconductor devices for wafer processing, and have facilities in the United States United States, Europe and Asia. The ordinary shares of ASM International are listed on the Euronext Amsterdam Stock Exchange (symbol ASM). For more information, visit the ASM website at www.asm.com.
Caution Regarding Forward-Looking Statements: All matters discussed in this press release, except for historical information, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements. These include, but are not limited to, economic conditions and trends in the semiconductor industry in general and the timing of industry cycles in particular, currency fluctuations, corporate transactions, funding and liquidity issues, success of restructurings, timing of large orders, market acceptance of new products, competitive factors, litigation involving intellectual property, shareholders or other issues, business disruptions and economic risks due to natural disasters, terrorist activities, armed conflicts or political instability, changes in import/export regulations, epidemics and other risks indicated in the Company’s reports and financial statements. The Company undertakes no obligation and does not intend to update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect future developments or circumstances.
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