At today’s Extraordinary General Meeting of Leonteq AG (SIX: LEON), shareholders have approved all proposals put forward by the Board of Directors. A total of 123 shareholders were present at the meeting held in Zurich, representing approximately 61% of the issued and outstanding shares of Leonteq.
Shareholders elected Paulo Brügger, Christopher M. Chambers and Thomas R. Meier to the Board of Directors for a term of office until the 2018 Annual General Meeting. In addition, Christopher M. Chambers was elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the same term.
Lukas Ruflin, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors: “We are very pleased to welcome Christopher Chambers as Leonteq’s new Chairman and Paulo Brügger and Thomas Meier as new members of the Board. Their experience and profound knowledge in the financial service sector will be a highly valuable addition to the company. In the name of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee, I would also like to sincerely thank Pierin Vincenz and Patrik Gisel for their contributions as Board members during an important phase of Leonteq’s development.”
Christopher M. Chambers, Chairman of the Board of Directors: “I would like to thank Leonteq’s shareholders and the Board of Directors for their trust. I am very much looking forward to working with the Board and the management as the company enters the next phase of its corporate development. I have got to know Leonteq as a fascinating company with a young, dynamic, international culture and a highly skilled team. After the recent period of volatility and change, it will now be one of my utmost priorities to help Leonteq move towards more stability and establish itself as a solid institution.”