Total announces final 2012 dividend and director nominations for shareholder approval
The Board of Directors of Total decided on February 12, 2013, to propose at the Annual Shareholders' Meeting on May 17, 2013, an annual dividend for 2012 of 2.34 euros per share, reflecting an increase of approximately 3% compared to 2011.
Upon approval at the Annual Shareholders' Meeting:
The final installment of 0.59 euros per share for the 2012 dividend will be paid according to the following timetable:
Ex-dividend date June 24, 2013
Record date June 26, 2013
Payment date June 27, 2013
American Depositary Receipts (“ADRs”) will receive the final installment of the 2012 dividend in dollars based on the then-prevailing exchange rate according to the following timetable:
Ex-dividend date June 19, 2013
Record date June 21, 2013
Payment date July 18, 2013
Registered ADR holders may also contact The Bank of New York Mellon for additional information. Non-registered ADR holders should contact their broker, financial intermediary, bank, or financial institution for additional information.
The Board of Directors of Total also decided on February 12, 2013, to ask the shareholders at the Annual Shareholders' Meeting on May 17, 2013, to re-elect Gunnar Brock, Thierry Demarest, and Gérard Lamarche to new three-year terms as directors.
The Board of Directors of Total also decided to submit to the shareholders the nomination, for a three-year term, of a new employee representative to the Board to replace Claude Clément upon the expiration of his term.