WISeKey General Assembly Votes Unanimously to Propel the Company into a Promising and Disruptive Future
GENEVA, December 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ –
WISeKey Shareholders voted on and unanimously approved all Ordinary General Assembly
agenda items on Wednesday, following an opening presentation delivered by Chairman and CEO
Carlos Moreira. The Company and the Board received undivided support for their work by the
The General Assembly approved the Annual Report and statutory financial statements
January 2010 – June 2011 of the Company. Ernst & Young SA presented the Auditor’s Report
for the fiscal period which has been made available to the shareholders. The Annual
Report, statutory financial statements, and appropriations were voted on and approved
unanimously by the shares present and/or represented. Motions to re-elect the auditors and
to discharge the Board of Directors and Executive Management were also approved by 100% of
the shares present and/or represented.
WISeKey is fundamentally a different company than at its origins and now plays an
essential role in the emerging market of securing social mobility. While presenting
WISeKey’s major businesses areas Moreira called WISeID Secure Mobility “our next huge
business”, because people are concerned about security. WISeKey takes the security of
social profiles and personal data seriously, offering powerful tools to protect its
customers, with an impeccable reputation that continues to make WISeKey a leading brand in
this ecosystem and the reason the World Economic Forum recognized WISeKey as one of the 25
top Global Growth Companies in 2011.
Mr. Moreira presided over the meeting of stockholders, outlining WISeKey’s overall
vision of the Trusted Internet and taking questions from those in attendance. Following
the Chairman’s presentation, Mr. Moreira was joined by COO Dourgam Kummer, CFO Peter Ward,
and Senior Vice President of Finance Philippe Collot to detail other points on the agenda.
The formal business of the meeting was uneventful with uncontested approval of the three
company-sponsored proposals. It demonstrates how WISeKey has continued to diversify its
security products and services with the activation of new business units. Importantly it
demonstrates that, once the global economy recovers, WISeKey is well positioned to become
a major player on the “Social Ecosystem.”
The meeting concluded with closing remarks from the Chairman, “I hope to continue
working with all of you in 2012 and I trust that you share our excitement about the future
of an enterprise whose unique past is propelling us into an enormously promising future.”
WISeKey is a leading information security and identity management company, and
provides specialized security technologies for data protection, and effective
identification and authentication of people and objects without compromising trust.
Headquartered in Geneva Switzerland, WISeKey has regional subsidiaries around the world.
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