Passing of Genmab A/S’ Annual General Meeting
- At Genmab A/S’ Annual General Meeting held today March 29, 2023, the Annual Report for 2022 was approved
- Discharge was given to the Board of Directors and the Executive Management and the year’s profit was carried forward
- The 2022 Compensation Report was approved
- Six members of the Board of Directors were re-elected
- PricewaterhouseCoopers was re-elected as auditor of the Company
- The proposals from the Board of Directors on the Board of Directors' remuneration for 2023, the proposals on the amended Remuneration Policy and the proposal to acquire treasury shares were adopted
COPENHAGEN, Denmark; March 29, 2023 – Genmab A/S (Nasdaq: GMAB) held its Annual General Meeting, today at the Copenhagen Marriott Hotel, Copenhagen, Denmark. At the meeting, Deirdre P. Connelly, Chair of the Board of Directors gave – on behalf of the Board of Directors – a report on the Company’s activities during the past year. Chief Executive Officer Dr. Jan van de Winkel presented the Company’s plans for 2023, and Chief Financial Officer Mr. Anthony Pagano presented the Annual Report for 2022 endorsed by the auditors. The report was approved, and discharge was given to the Board of Directors and the Executive Management.
It was decided that the year’s profit of DKK 5,522 million be carried forward by transfer to retained earnings, as stated in the Annual Report.
The 2022 Compensation Report was approved.
Ms. Deirdre P. Connelly, Ms. Pernille Erenbjerg, Mr. Rolf Hoffmann, Dr. Paolo Paoletti, Dr. Anders Gersel Pedersen and Ms. Elizabeth O’Farrell were re-elected to the Board of Directors for a one-year period.
PricewaterhouseCoopers Statsautoriseret Revisionspartnerselskab was re-elected as the Company’s auditor.
The General Meeting adopted the proposals from the Board of Directors, as follows:
- The proposal to adopt the Board of Directors’ remuneration for 2023.
- The proposals to adopt an amended Remuneration Policy for the Board of Directors and the Executive Management.
- The proposal to authorize the Board of Directors to mandate the Company to acquire treasury shares up to a nominal amount of DKK 500,000.
Genmab is an international biotechnology company with a core purpose guiding its unstoppable team to strive towards improving the lives of patients through innovative and differentiated antibody therapeutics. For more than 20 years, its passionate, innovative and collaborative team has invented next-generation antibody technology platforms and leveraged translational research and data sciences, which has resulted in a proprietary pipeline including bispecific T-cell engagers, next-generation immune checkpoint modulators, effector function enhanced antibodies and antibody-drug conjugates. To help develop and deliver novel antibody therapies to patients, Genmab has formed 20+ strategic partnerships with biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. By 2030, Genmab’s vision is to transform the lives of people with cancer and other serious diseases with Knock-Your-Socks-Off (KYSO) antibody medicines.
Established in 1999, Genmab is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark with locations in Utrecht, the Netherlands, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S. and Tokyo, Japan. For more information, please visit Genmab.com and follow us on Twitter.com/Genmab.
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