Ahead of the Deutsche Börse AGM on Wednesday 16 May, Dr Michael Viehs, Associate Director of Responsibility, comments on Hermes EOS’s voting recommendations and the qualified support for the re-election of Joachim Faber, the Chair of the supervisory board.
Specifically, Hermes EOS recommends its clients and other investors to:
• Vote against the discharge of the company’s former CEO Carsten Kengeter and the Chair of the supervisory board, Joachim Faber
• Provide qualified support for the re-election of Joachim Faber, the Chair of the supervisory board, and call for clarity around his succession by the time of the AGM in 2019
• Vote for the supervisory board nominees