SÜSS MicroTec AG: 2013 Shareholders' Meeting in Munich
Garching, Germany, June 19, 2013 – SÜSS MicroTec AG, a global supplier of equipment and process solutions for the semiconductor industry and related markets, held its ordinary Shareholders' Meeting at the “Haus der Bayerischen Wirtschaft” on June 19, 2013. In total, more than 80 shareholders, shareholder and bank representatives and guests joined the company at the meeting in Munich. Thus, 26.9 percent of the company's equity capital was represented.
In addition to the resolution regarding the appropriation of balance sheet profit and discharging the Management Board and Supervisory Board from liability for the 2012 fiscal year, a resolution to acquire and use treasury shares as well as the creation of a new approved capital was taken. The shareholders of SÜSS MicroTec AG voted in favor of all resolution proposals put forward by the Management Board and Supervisory Board at this year's ordinary Shareholders' Meeting.
In his statement of accounts, Chief Executive Officer Frank P. Averdung detailed the main developments and results of the past fiscal year and the first quarter of 2013 and once again confirmed the guidance for the full fiscal year 2013. His report highlighted the strengthening of the Lithography segment.
"We have strengthened our Lithography segment by the acquisition of Tamarack Scientific and the complete takeover of SUSS MicroOptics. By refocusing our permanent bonding product line, we have increased our emphasis on profitability.” explained Frank P. Averdung, President and CEO of SÜSS MicroTec AG.
The speech given by the Chief Executive Officer as well as further information can be downloaded from the Company's homepage.