Lafarge's combined shareholders' meeting, which was held in Paris on May 12, 2011 under the chairmanship of Bruno Lafont, approved all twenty-one resolutions submitted for their vote.
The shareholders' meeting approved a dividend of €1 per share and a loyalty dividend of €1.10 per share. The dividend will be paid on July 6, 2011 (with an ex-dividend date on July 1, 2011).
The shareholders' meeting also approved the appointment of Mr. Baudouin Prot, Director and CEO of BNP Paribas, to the Lafarge Board of Directors.
In addition, the Group's articles of association have been amended in order to facilitate the participation in the general meetings via electronic communication means.
Results of the vote will be available on this website.
NOTES TO EDITORS
Lafarge is the world leader in building materials, with top-ranking positions in all of its businesses: Cement, Aggregates & Concrete and Gypsum. With 76,000 employees in 78 countries, Lafarge posted sales of Euros 16.2 billion in 2010.
Lafarge was ranked 6th in the "Carbon Disclosure Project" and entered the global "Dow Jones Sustainability Index" in 2010 in recognition of its sustainable development actions. With the world's leading building materials research facility, Lafarge places innovation at the heart of its priorities, working for sustainable construction and architectural creativity.