Worldline’s Combined General Meeting

Bezons — 24 / 07 / 2017

La Défense

The Combined General Meeting of Worldline’s shareholders held on July 24, 2017 allowed for the confirmation of the respective terms of office as directors of all current members of the Board of Directors, in line with the remaining duration of their respective terms of office. The Board of Directors met after the General Meeting and confirmed the mandates of the Chairman of the Board of Directors and of the Chief Executive Officer for the duration of their offices as directors; the Board confirmed the composition of the Board’s committees.

Further to a request by the majority shareholder in relation to Article 15 of the Articles of Association concerning the shares held by the Company’s directors, the Combined General Meeting also approved an amendment to the Articles of Association; within this framework, the Board of Directors decided to set at 750 in its internal regulations the minimum number of shares required to be held by the Company’s directors, it being specified that the current directors already owned 1,500 shares respectively. The General Meeting finally confirmed all the resolutions adopted by the shareholders during prior meetings of shareholders pursuant to a new resolution submitted by the majority shareholder.

The results of the votes at the Combined General Meeting together with the documentation on the adopted resolutions are available on the Company’s website,, Investors section.


About Worldline

Worldline [Euronext: WLN] is the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. Worldline delivers new-generation services, enabling its customers to offer smooth and innovative solutions to the end consumer. Key actor for B2B2C industries, with nearly 45 years of experience, Worldline supports and contributes to the success of all businesses and administrative services in a perpetually evolving market. Worldline offers a unique and flexible business model built around a global and growing portfolio, thus enabling end-to-end support. Worldline activities are organized around three axes: Merchant Services, Mobility & e-Transactional Services and Financial Services including equensWorldline. Worldline employs more than 8,700 people worldwide, with pro forma revenue of more than € 1.5 billion on a yearly basis. Worldline is an Atos company.

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Head of Investor Relations
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