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2014-06-05 16:29:56

PARIS, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Annual General Meeting of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain shareholders was held today in Paris. Shareholders present or represented at the meeting held an aggregate 62.57% of the outstanding shares. All the resolutions were adopted. The term of office as director of Mr. Pierre-Andre de Chalendar was renewed by the Annual General Meeting. Shareholders also approved the payment of a dividend of EUR1.24 per share (unchanged from the...

2014-02-19 12:30:12

Sharp upswing in operating income in the second half PARIS, February 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Organic growth at -0.3% but +2.6% in H2 - Strong negative currency impact of 2.7% on sales and 3.8% on operating income - Sharp 9.9% year-on-year upswing in operating income in H2 2013 - Steep increase in free cash flow[2]over the year: up 40.8% to EUR1,157 million - Stronger balance sheet: net debt down almost EUR1 billion - 2013...

2011-06-09 12:46:00

COURBEVOIE, France, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Annual General Meeting of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain shareholders was held today in Paris. Shareholders present or represented at the meeting held an aggregate 64.38% of the outstanding shares. All the resolutions were adopted (by a significant majority). Gerard Merstrallet and Denis Ranque were re-elected to the Board. Mrs Anne-Marie Idrac Mrs Olivia QIU and Mr Jacques Pestre were elected as a directors (to replace...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'