An Extraordinary General Meeting of Dufry AG was held today in Basel, Switzerland. At the meeting, the shareholders resolved to change the company name of Dufry AG to Avolta AG. A total number of 99,885,200 shares was represented, corresponding to 66.36% of the total share capital of Dufry AG.
The Board of Directors’ proposal to change the company name from Dufry AG to Avolta AG and to amend article 1 of the Articles of Incorporation has been approved by a majority of 99.77% of the votes represented.1
1The voting result expressed in this news release is in percent of the votes represented at the Extraordinary General Meeting. The detailed voting results in absolute numbers can be found in the minutes of the Extraordinary General Meeting, which will be made available on Dufry’s website / General meetings / EGM 2023: https://www.dufry.com/en/EGM2023.
About Dufry Group
Dufry AG (SIX: DUFN), founded in 1865 and headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, delivers a revolutionary Travel Experience to consumers worldwide by uniquely combining retail, food & beverage and digital. Our company addresses 2.3 billion passengers in more than 75 countries in 5,500 outlets across 1,200 airports, motorways, cruise lines, seaports, railway stations and other locations across all six continents. With the traveler at our core, we are creating value for all our stakeholders including concession and brand partners, employees, communities, and finally, our shareholders.
Sustainability is an inherent element of Dufry’s business strategy aiming for sustainable and profitable growth of the company while fostering high standards of environmental stewardship and social equity.