VIA optronics AG announces results of annual general meeting 2021
NUREMBERG, Germany – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – VIA optronics AG (NYSE: VIAO) (“VIA” or the “Company”), a leading provider of interactive display systems and solutions, today announced the results of its annual general meeting (“AGM” held virtually in December) February 29, 2021. As of the date of the AGM, the Company had six registered shareholders holding registered shares without par value.
During the AGM, VIA’s statutory financial statements for the fiscal year 2020 ended December 31, 2020, audited and approved by the Supervisory Board, were presented to the shareholders. The Company has confirmed that for fiscal year 2020, the following subsidiaries of the Company have paid corporate income tax:
VIA optronics GmbH, Germany
VIA optronics LLC, United States
VIA Optronics (Suzhou) Co., Ltd., China
VTS-Touchsensor Co., Ltd., Japan
VIA optronics (Taiwan) Ltd., Taiwan
Among these, VIA optronics (Suzhou) Co., Ltd., China; VTS-Touchsensor Co., Ltd., Japan; and VIA optronics (Taiwan) Ltd., Taiwan generated profits for fiscal 2020.
In addition, the following points were approved by the shareholders:
Discharge to the members of the Company’s Management Board (the “Management Board”) and to the members of the Company’s Supervisory Board (the “Supervisory Board”) in office during the 2020 financial year for their mandates during the financial year 2020.
Appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers GmbH as auditor of the consolidated financial statements of International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”) and of the consolidated financial statements in accordance with the German Commercial Code for the year ended December 31, 2021.
Appointment of two new members to the Supervisory Board, Mr. Shuji Aruga and Mr. Arthur R. Tan, following the resignation of Mr. Diosdado Banatao and Mr. Jerome Tan from the Supervisory Board on the date of the General Meeting.
The presentation given at the AGM and the results of the AGM votes are available at https://investors.via-optronics.com/investors/annual-general-meeting
VIA is a leading provider of interactive display solutions for several end markets where superior functionality or durability is a critical differentiator. Its customizable technology is well suited to high-end markets with unique specifications and demanding environments that pose technical and optical challenges for displays, such as bright ambient light, vibration and shock, temperature extremes and condensation. VIA’s interactive display systems combine system design, interactive displays, software functionality, cameras and other hardware components. VIA’s intellectual property portfolio, process know-how, optical link technologies, metal mesh touch sensors and camera modules deliver enhanced display solutions designed to meet specific customer needs. .
Further information on the Company is available in its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2020 (the “Annual Report”), which the Company has filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. United. You can access a PDF version of the Annual Report on VIA’s Investor Relations website, https://investors.via-optronics.com/investors/financial-and-filings/annual-reports/default.aspx. A hard copy of the audited consolidated financial statements can also be requested free of charge by contacting the Investor Relations team via the information provided below.
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