Orkla ASA: Annual general meeting held

The Annual General Meeting of Orkla ASA was held today, 25 April 2019 in Oslo, Norway.

All proposals on the agenda were adopted, cf. the notice of the Annual General Meeting that was sent to the Oslo Stock Exchange on 4 April 2019.

The General Meeting approved the Board's proposal to distribute a dividend for 2018 of NOK 2.60 per share. The dividend will be paid on 7 May 2019 to shareholders of record as of the date of the Annual General Meeting.

The General Meeting also resolved to cancel 17,500,000 shares owned by Orkla ASA. The number of shares in the company will be reduced from 1,018,930,970 to 1,001,430,970.

A translation of the minutes from the Ordinary General Meeting is attached and available on www.orkla.com.

Orkla ASA
Oslo, 25 April 2019

Ref.:

Group Director Corporate Communications and Corporate Affairs
Håkon Mageli
Tel.: +47 928 45 828
Email: hakon.mageli@orkla.no

IR & Communications Manager
Elise Heidenreich
Tel. +47 951 41 147
Email: elise.andersen.heidenreich@orkla.no

This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5 -12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.