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Corporate Governance

ACLEDA Bank Plc. recognizes the critical importance of corporate governance in supporting the Bank's sustainable growth, enhancing the efficiency of the Bank, creating shareholder value, and securing trust for all stakeholders including shareholders, customers, staff and the general public. The Board of Directors supports and encourages the adoption and implementation of good corporate governance policies, together with the code of conduct and business ethics.

Shareholders' Meeting

The Bank holds its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders in compliance with the law, the Articles of Association and other relevant regulations. The 2019 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders was held on April 25, 2019 and the Shareholders' Extraordinary General Meeting was held on August 8, 2019 respectively at the Bank's Headquarters, and an additional four resolutions were passed by e-mail during the year. The Bank took the following actions:

Prior to the Meeting

The Meeting Notice, contains detailed agendas, factual details, rationale and Board recommendations for each agenda item as well as accompanying documents and the 2018 Annual Report and the Report of Financial Statements produced by the external auditor. The Meeting Notice and accompanying documents were prepared in English and were delivered to all Shareholders in advance of the Annual General Meeting.

During the Meeting

The 2019 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders was chaired by the Chairman of the Board. The Chairman of the Meeting allowed Shareholders full opportunity to ask questions and make recommendations and provided comprehensive clarification when requested. Management also clarified and answered related issues. The Corporate Secretary recorded the Minutes and details of votes for each agenda item.

The matters approved in 2019 were:

Following the Meeting

The Minutes of the 2019 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders were circulated to all Shareholders for their perusal prior to confirmation at the next Annual General Meeting.


The shareholders are the owners of the Bank. However, except for approving certain critical strategic matters the shareholders have no direct powers to manage it in any way but delegate this responsibility to the Board of Directors through the Articles of Association.

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