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DHL Group AGM 2023

Annual General Meeting

Deutsche Post AG’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on May 3, 2024, starting at 10:00 a.m. (CEST). This year, it is expected to be held as a physical event, i. e., with shareholders or their proxies in attendance at the World Conference Center in Bonn, Germany.

Annual General Meeting 2023

Deutsche Post AG’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on May 4, 2023. This year, it took place as a physical event, i.e., with shareholders or their proxies in attendance at the World Conference Center in Bonn, Germany.

The AGM could be watched on the website without restriction until the end of the CEO’s speech. The rest of the online broadcast of the AGM was reserved exclusively for shareholders entered in the share register and their proxies via the online service.

The Annual General Meeting on May 4, 2023 decided a dividend of €1.85 per share for fiscal year 2022 for shareholders (previous year: €1.80).

The entire amount of the dividend for fiscal year 2022 is subject to tax withholding (investment income tax and solidarity surcharge) pursuant to Section 43(1), Sentence 1, No. 1, of the German Income Tax Act (EStG).

The dividend was paid to the shareholders by their custodian banks via Clearstream Banking AG beginning on May 9, 2023.

May 4, 2023 – Broadcast

Broadcast of the Annual General Meeting until the conclusion of the CEO’s address.

Event documents

Presentation Dr Frank Appel PDF
Speech Dr Frank Appel PDF
Results of the vote PDF
Dividend announcement PDF
Convocation/Agenda PDF
Item 2 adjusted PDF
Annual Financial Statements (single-entity financial statements in accordance with the Handelsgesetzbuch (HGB) – German Commercial Code) and Management Report Deutsche Post AG 2022 PDF
Annual Report Deutsche Post DHL Group 2022
PDF
List of Shareholdings 2022
PDF
Statements made in accordance with Table 3 of the annex of Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1212 PDF
Statements made in accordance with Table 8 of Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1212 PDF
Shareholders' rights under Sections 122 (2), 126 (1), 127 and 131 (1) of the German Stock Corporation Act (Aktiengesetz, AktG) PDF
Proxy form for voting by proxy PDF
Reply form PDF
Counter-motions and election proposals PDF
Articles of association PDF
Supplemental information on Agenda Item 5 (election to the Supervisory Board)
PDF
Qualification matrix shareholder representatives (according to election proposal) PDF

FAQ

  • Our finance strategy calls for paying out 40 % to 60 % of net profits as dividends as a general rule. The AGM decided a dividend of €1.85 per share for the 2022 financial year (previous year: €1.80). The dividend was disbursed on May 9, 2023.

  • The dividend for the 2022 financial year of EUR 1.85 per no-par-value share carrying dividend rights will generally be disbursed by the custodian banks less 25% capital gains tax (investment income tax) and 5.5% solidarity surcharge on the capital gains tax and, if applicable, church tax on the capital gains tax. The dividend was paid to shareholders by their custodian banks via Clearstream Banking AG on May 9, 2023.

    For foreign shareholders, taxation is governed by the tax laws of the relevant country of residence.

  • The dividend was paid on the basis of legal requirements three working days after the AGM. Deutsche Post AG’s Annual General Meeting was held on May 4, 2023. The dividend was paid on May 9, 2023.

  • The house or custodian bank with which your Deutsche Post shares are deposited.

  • The Annual General Meeting of Deutsche Post AG was held on May 4, 2023, starting at 10:00 a.m. (CEST). It was held this year as a physical event, i.e. with the presence of shareholders and their proxies. The meeting venue was the World Conference Center Bonn (WCCB), Platz der Vereinten Nationen 2, 53113 Bonn.

  • Shares of Deutsche Post AG trade on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Prime Standard market segment, official market) and all other German stock exchanges. The shares first traded on November 20, 2000.

Annual General Meeting Archive

  • Deutsche Post AG’s AGM was held on May 6, 2022. It was conducted this year as a virtual event that was not attended in person by shareholders or their proxies, and was broadcasted on the internet.

    The AGM could be watched on the website without restriction until the end of the CEO’s speech. The rest of the online broadcast of the AGM was reserved exclusively for shareholders entered in the share register and their proxies via the online service.

    The AGM decided a dividend of €1.80 per share for financial year 2021 to shareholders at the Annual General Meeting on May 6, 2021 (previous year: €1.35). The financial year 2021 dividend of €1.80 per no-par value share carrying dividend rights will generally be disbursed by the custodian banks less 25 % capital gains tax (investment income tax) and 5.5 % solidarity surcharge on the capital gains tax and, if applicable, church tax on the capital gains tax.

    The dividend was paid to shareholders by their custodian banks via Clearstream Banking AG beginning May 11, 2022.

    May 6, 2022 – Broadcast

    Broadcast of the Annual General Meeting until the conclusion of the CEO’s address.

    Event documents

    Presentation Dr Frank Appel PDF
    Speech Dr Frank Appel PDF
    Results of the vote PDF
    Dividend annoucement PDF
    Convocation/Agenda PDF
    Item 2 adjusted PDF
    Annual Financial Statements (single-entity financial statements in accordance with the Handelsgesetzbuch (HGB) – German Commercial Code) and Management Report Deutsche Post AG 2021 PDF
    PwC has been the auditing company since 1995 and Verena Heineke has been the auditor responsible since the Interim Report as at 31 March 2016. For fiscal year 2022, the auditor in charge will be Mr. Dietmar Prümm.  
    Annual Report Deutsche Post DHL Group 2021
    PDF
    Disclosures pursuant to section 125 para. 5 AktG in conjunction with Table 3 of the Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1212 (EU-DVO) PDF
    Statements made in accordance with Table 8 of Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1212 PDF
    Information on the rights of shareholders according to Sections 122 (2), 126 (1), 127 of the Aktiengesetz (German Stock Corporation Act) and Section 1 (2) Sentence 1 No. 3 COVMG PDF
    Proxy form for voting by proxy PDF
    Reply form PDF
    Counter-motions and election proposals PDF
    Articles of association PDF
    Supplemental information on Agenda Item 7 (election to the Supervisory Board)
    In future, the Finance and Audit Committee of Deutsche Post AG shall consist of eight members instead of six. Lawrence Rosen and Prof. Dr. Luise Hölscher (shareholder representative) and Jörg von Dosky (employee representative) have been newly appointed.
    PDF

  • Deutsche Post AG’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on May 6, 2021. It was conducted this year as a virtual event that was not attended in person by shareholders or their proxies and was broadcasted on the internet.

    The AGM could be watched on the website without restriction until the end of the CEO’s speech. The rest of the online broadcast of the AGM was reserved exclusively for shareholders entered in the share register and their proxies via the online service.

    The AGM decided a dividend of €1.35 per share for financial year 2020 to shareholders at the Annual General Meeting on May 6, 2021 (previous year: €1.15). The financial year 2020 dividend of €1.35 per no-par value share carrying dividend rights will generally be disbursed by the custodian banks less 25 % capital gains tax (investment income tax) and 5.5 % solidarity surcharge on the capital gains tax (total of 26.38 %) and, if applicable, church tax on the capital gains tax.

    The dividend was paid to shareholders by their custodian banks via Clearstream Banking AG on May 11, 2021.

    May 6, 2021 – Broadcast

    Broadcast of the Annual General Meeting until the conclusion of the CEO’s address.

    Event documents

    Presentation Dr Frank Appel   PDF
    Speech Dr Frank Appel   PDF
    Results of the vote   PDF
    Dividend announcement   PDF
    Convocation/Agenda   PDF
    Item 2 adjusted   PDF
    Annual Financial Statements (single-entity financial statements in accordance with the Handelsgesetzbuch (HGB) – German Commercial Code) and Management Report Deutsche Post AG 2020   PDF
    PwC has been the auditing company since 1995 and Verena Heineke has been the auditor responsible since the Interim Report as at 31 March 2016.    
    Annual Report Deutsche Post DHL Group 2020
      PDF
    Disclosures pursuant to section 125 para. 5 AktG in conjunction with Table 3 of the Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1212 (EU-DVO)   PDF
    Statements made in accordance with Table 8 of Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1212   PDF
    Information on the rights of shareholders according to Sections 122 (2), 126 (1), 127 of the Aktiengesetz (German Stock Corporation Act) and Section 1 (2) Sentence 1 No. 3 COVMG   PDF
    Proxy form for voting by proxy   PDF
    Reply form   PDF
    Counter-motions and election proposals   PDF
    Articles of association   PDF
    Supplemental information on Agenda Item 6 (election to the Supervisory Board)     
      PDF