The group’s General Shareholder’s Meeting took place on 5th May, at which the 2014 annual accounts and directors’ report, as well as all the other items on the agenda, were approved.
The shareholders endorsed a payout of 6.7 million euros in dividends as proposed by the company, which shows its commitment to maintaining a dividend policy that is attractive to shareholders.
Eloi Planes, CEO of the group, shared the key to the progress made by the company last year, in which it made 593.8 million euros in sales and a net profit of 6.6 million euros. Fluidra’s EBITDA rose to 65.7 million euros (37.7 million in 2013). Additionally, Eloi Planes spoke of the company’s Strategic Plan.
The shareholders ratified the appointment of Gabriel López Escobar and voted in favour of the appointment of Jordi Constans as new members of the Board of Directors. Following these new additions, Fluidra has fortified its governing body with experts with a proven track record in auditing and accounting, and international sales and marketing, respectively.