Schaffner Holding AG: Agenda for the Annual General Meeting on 12 January 2017

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Schaffner Holding AG:

Agenda for the Annual General Meeting on 12 January 2017

Luterbach, 14 December 2016 – The Board of Directors of Schaffner Holding AG has approved the following agenda items for the 21st Annual General Meeting:

1.

Approval of the Financial Statements, the Consolidated Financial Statements for 2015/16 and acknowledgement of the Auditors’ Reports.

2.

Resolution on the appropriation of retained earnings:
The Board of Directors proposes to waive a distribution or dividend payment and, in lieu thereof, to carry forward the retained earnings of TCHF 22,362.

3.

Discharge of the members of the Board of Directors and the Executive Board for the fiscal year 2015/16.

4.

Elections

4.1.

Re-elections of members of the Board of Directors

a.

Re-election of Daniel Hirschi as a member of the Board of Directors for a term until the end of the following Annual General Meeting.

b.

Re-election of Gerhard Pegam as a member of the Board of Directors for a term until the end of the following Annual General Meeting.

c.

Re-election of Suzanne Thoma as a member of the Board of Directors for a term until the end of the following Annual General Meeting.

d.

Re-election of Georg Wechsler as a member of the Board of Directors for a term until the end of the following Annual General Meeting.

4.2.

Elections of members of the Board of Directors

a.

Election of Philipp Buhofer as a member of the Board of Directors for a term until the end of the following Annual General Meeting.

b.

Election of Urs Kaufmann as a member of the Board of Directors for a term until the end of the following Annual General Meeting.

4.3.

Election of Urs Kaufmann as Chairman of the Board of Directors for a term until the end of the following Annual General Meeting.

4.4.

Elections of members of the Compensation Committee

a.

Election of Urs Kaufmann as a member of the Compensation Committee for a term until the end of the following Annual General Meeting.

If Urs Kaufmann is elected as a member of the Compensation Committee, the Board of Directors intends to appoint him as Chairman of the Compensation Committee.

b.

Re-election of Daniel Hirschi as a member of the Compensation Committee for a term until the end of the following Annual General Meeting.

c.

Re-election of Suzanne Thoma as a member of the Compensation Committee for a term until the end of the following Annual General Meeting.

4.5.

Re-election of Dr. iur. Wolfgang Salzmann, attorney-at-law and notary public, Solothurn, as Independent Proxy for a term until the end of the following Annual General Meeting.

4.6.

Re-election of BDO AG, Solothurn, as Auditors of the Company for the fiscal year 2016/17.

5.

Compensations

a.

Consultative vote on the Compensation Report for the fiscal year 2015/16.

b.

Approval of the maximum aggregate amount of compensation of CHF 650,000 for the members of the Board of Directors until the following Annual General Meeting (based on the assumption that the Board of Directors will consist of six members after this Annual General Meeting).

c.

Approval of the maximum aggregate amount of compensation for the Executive Board in the fiscal year 2017/18 of CHF 4,000,000 (based on the assumption that the Executive Committee will consist of a CEO and four further members).

No registrations in the share register of Schaffner Holding AG will be made from 6 January 2017 until and including 12 January 2017. The record date for last entries is 5 January 2017.

The binding detailed invitation to the 21st Annual General Meeting of Schaffner Holding AG is published in the Swiss Official Gazette of Commerce on 15 December 2016 and can be viewed at: www.schaffner-ir.com.

Contact

Kurt Ledermann

Interim Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

T +41 32 681 66 08

kurt.ledermann@schaffner.com

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