SOURCE: Royal Numico NV

May 03, 2006 13:09 ET

Numico's shareholders vote in favour of all agenda items at the AGM 2006

Schiphol, 3 May 2006 - Royal Numico N.V. reports that Numico's shareholders voted in favour of all agenda items during the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) that was held today. 32.1% of Numico's total share capital outstanding was present or represented at the AGM 2006.

SCHIPHOL AIRPORT, NETHERLANDS -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 3, 2006 --

The following agenda items were approved:

  * The Financial Statements 2005 as presented in the Annual Report
    2005;
  * The dividend payment for the year 2005 of EUR  0.15 per nominal
    share of EUR  0.25;
  * Discharge of the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board;
  * Re-appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers as auditor for the year
    2006;
  * Appointment of Mr Mark Wilson as member of the Executive Board;
  * Appointment of Ms Margaret Young as member of the Supervisory
    Board;
  * Appointment of Ms Ofra Strauss as member of the Supervisory
    Board;
  * Re-appointment of Mr Rob Zwartendijk as Chairman of the
    Supervisory Board;
  * Authorisation of the Executive Board to issue ordinary shares and
    exclude pre-emptive rights;
  * Authorisation of the Executive Board to buy back the Company's
    own shares.

The presentation given at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, and the biographies of the appointed members to the Supervisory Board and Executive Board, are available on Numico's website.

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Royal Numico is a high-growth, high-margin specialised nutrition company with leading positions in Baby Food and Clinical Nutrition and brings products to the market under the brand names Nutricia, Milupa, Cow & Gate, Mellin and Dumex, among others. The company serves customers in over 100 countries and employs approx. 13,500 people (see also: www.numico.com).

For any questions you might have, please contact:

Royal Numico N.V. Corporate Communications
tel. +31 20 456 9077
Royal Numico N.V. Investor Relations
tel. +31 20 456

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