Nikon Corporation hereby announces that the following agendas were approved as originally proposed at the 151st Annual General Shareholders' Meeting held on June 26, 2015.
- Appropriation of Surplus
A year-end dividend of 22 yen per common share was approved.
- Partial Amendments to the Articles of Incorporation
The address of the head office stipulated in Article 2 of the Articles of Incorporation was amended to Minato-ku, Tokyo.
- Appointment of ten(10) Directors
Makoto Kimura, Kazuo Ushida, Junichi Itoh, Yasuyuki Okamoto, Hiroshi Ohki, Takaharu Honda, Tomohide Hamada, Toshiyuki Masai, Kenji Matsuo and Koukei Higuchi — were appointed as Directors.
Kenji Matsuo and Koukei Higuchi are External Directors as provided for under the Companies Act.
- Appointment of three(3) Corporate Auditors
Norio Hashizume, Haruya Uehara and Hiroshi Hataguchi were appointed as Corporate Auditors. Norio Hashizume is a newly-appointed Corporate Auditor. Haruya Uehara and Hiroshi Hataguchi were External Corporate Auditors as provided for under the Companies Act.
- Payment of Bonuses to Directors
It was resolved that 86,367,000 yen in total be paid to eight Directors (excluding two External Directors and one non-full-time Director) as of the end of the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2015 (the 151st Term).
- Determination of the Amount and Contents of Compensation, etc. in Performance-based Stock Remuneration System for the Directors
It was resolved that the Company introduces a performance-based stock remuneration system for Directors (excluding External Directors and Non-full-time Directors) and Officers of the Company. This incentive plan is closely linked to the degree of accomplishment of business performance in the final fiscal year of the Medium Term Management Plan. The Company will contribute the trust money whose upper limit is 1.2 billion yen as total to a trust, which sets three fiscal years as the target period to determine the remuneration, and deliver up to 730 thousand shares to Directors, etc. under this trust.
The information is current as of the date of publication. It is subject to change without notice.