WKN Annual General Meeting elects a new Supervisory Board

WKN Annual General Meeting elects a new Supervisory Board

The outgoing Supervisory Board members forego fixed remuneration in 2015

At today’s Annual General Meeting of WKN AG, a company belonging to the PNE WIND Group, all the resolution proposals submitted by the Board of Management and Supervisory Board on the agenda items were approved by a majority of over 89 percent with a presence of 92 percent of the share capital.

Besides the other agenda items, the new Supervisory Board was also elected. This will consist in future of Mr Markus Lesser, Jörg Klowat and Thorsten Fastenau, all from PNE WIND AG.

Furthermore, the outgoing Supervisory Board members Dieter K. Kuprian, Dr. Peter Fischer and Martin Billhardt all declared that they are resigning their office. The outgoing WKN Supervisory Board also declared that irrespective of the Annual General Meeting’s resolutions on the Supervisory Board’s remuneration they are forgoing the pro rata fixed remuneration that they are entitled to according to the articles of association for the financial year 2015. The company accepted this decision and thanks the outgoing members of the Supervisory Board for their work.

WKN AG has planned, installed and operated turnkey wind farms and solar power systems in Germany since 1990. In addition, WKN AG is internationally represented by subsidiaries and joint-ventures in numerous European countries, South Africa and the US. Up to now, the company has initiated and realized projects with a total of about 1,250 megawatts capacity.

The headquarters of the WKN-Group are located at the “House of Future Energies”, an established center of excellence for renewable energy sources in Husum/Germany. About 83 percent of WKN shares are owned by PNE WIND AG located in Cuxhaven/Germany while approx. 17 percent are held by private and institutional shareholders.

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Catrin Petersen, Head of Communications & Marketing
Telephone: +49 48 41 – 89 44 100

House of Future Energies
Otto-Hahn-Strasse 12 – 16,
25813 Husum, Germany
Tel. +49 4841 – 89 44 100
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