Kongsberg Gruppen ASA held its ordinary Annual General Meeting in Kongsberg today. The Board of Directors' annual report and the annual accounts for 2004 were approved unanimously. It was decided to pay a dividend of NOK 2.00 for 2004.
The new Board of Directors consists of: Finn Jebsen (new), Benedicte Berg Schilbred (re-elected), Siri Hatlen (re-elected), Erik Must (new) and John Giverholt (new). Employee-elected members of the Board: Roar Marthiniussen (re-elected), Jan Erik Hagen (re-elected) and Audun Solås (new).
The Board was given authorisation to buy treasury shares for a nominal value of up to NOK 7 500 000. The authorisation applies for 12 months from the date of the annual general meeting.
The company's Articles of Association were amended as proposed in the notification letter.