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The annual general meeting is Bakkafrost’s highest governing and decision making body. It is the shareholders’ opportunity for exerting influence on company matters through making statements, asking questions and voting. In fact, Bakkafrost urges all shareholders to attend the annual meeting and to use their right to vote, either in person or by proxy.
In accordance with the company's Articles of Association the Annual General Meeting must be held by end of April each year.
General meetings shall be convened with a deadline not shorter than 3 weeks and not longer than 5 weeks.
The board of directors shall convene the general meeting by announcing it through advertisements in one or several of the major Faroese newspapers.
The agenda and the time and place for the general meeting shall be stated in the notice. If proposals, which need a qualified majority to be adopted, are to be discussed by the general meeting, this shall also appear from the notice.
Each individual shareholder is entitled to submit proposals to be discussed by the general meeting, if the relevant shareholder sends the proposal in writing to the board of directors not later than 6 weeks prior to the relevant general meeting being called.
An extraordinary general meeting shall be held when the general meeting, the board of directors or the company's accountant so decides or if 5 percent of the shareholders of the company so require. A request from the shareholders of the company for an extraordinary general meeting shall be sent in writing to the board of directors of the company, outlining the issues, which the shareholders wish to be discussed by the general meeting. The board of directors shall convene the general meeting not later than 14 days after the receipt of the request.
The AGM 2016 was held at Løkshøll, Glyvrar, Faroe Islands, on Friday April 8 2016 at 15:00 GMT.
The AGM 2015 was held at the Company’s premises at Bakkavegur 9, Glyvrar, on Saturday April 2015 at 10:00 GMT.
The AGM 2014 was held at the company’s premises at Bakkavegur 9, FO 625 Glyvrar, on Saturday 5 April 2014 at 10:00 GMT.
The AGM 2013 will be held at the Company’s premises at Bakkavegur 9, Glyvrar, on Thursday 18 April 2013 at 15:00 GMT.