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Forbo ensures periodic and comprehensive communication with shareholders, the capital markets, media and the public by reporting on business developments and activities of relevance to the company.

Shareholders receive summary reports on the financial year and Half-Year Reports. The Half-Year Report is available in printed form and from our website, as are all other published documents. The Ordinary General Meeting is an additional information platform.

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Here you will find all media releases for 2017

22/06/2017 – Change on the Forbo Executive Board

Matthias P. Huenerwadel, Executive Vice President Flooring Systems, will leave Forbo at the end of 2017 after twelve years on the Executive Board. Jean-Michel Wins, who is currently Executive Vice President Movement Systems, will succeed him in January 2018. The new Executive Vice President Movement Systems is Marc Richard Deimling who will join Forbo in January 2018.

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  • Media Release 22.06.2017

    Media release
    22.06.2017

06/04/2017 – Information on the 2017 Ordinary General Meeting

Forbo shareholders approve all proposals of the Board of Directors

The shareholders of Forbo Holding Ltd approved all the proposals submitted by the Board of Directors to the 89th Ordinary General Meeting in Cham by a large majority. A dividend of CHF 19 per share will be paid out as of April 12, 2017.

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  • Media release 06.04.2017

    Media release
    06.04.2017

07/03/2017 – Media release on the 2016 business year

Solid sales growth in both divisions – Double-digit growth in operating profit – Further increase in operating margins – Double-digit rise in Group profit – Significant increase in earnings per share – Dividend increased to CHF 19 per share

Forbo performed well in 2016 amid challenging market conditions, generating net sales of CHF 1,185.5 million (previous year: CHF 1,139.1 million), representing an increase of 4.1%. Due to positive currency effects, this equates to a sales increase of 3.5% in local currencies. Group operating profit (EBIT) rose considerably by 10.1% to CHF 157.2 million (previous year: CHF 142.8 million), and Group profit from continuing operations was up by a gratifying 10.3% to CHF 127.6 million (previous year: CHF 115.7 million). Earnings per share increased significantly by 20.1% to CHF 74.66 (previous year: CHF 62.14).

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  • Media release 07.03.2017

    Media release
    07.03.2017

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