| Company Announcement|
Copenhagen, 26 April 2018
Results of the Annual General Meeting
of Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S
Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S (the "Company") held its annual general meeting today. The outcome of the general meeting was as follows:
1. Adoption of the audited annual report
The audited annual report was adopted by the general meeting.
2. Appropriation of profit or loss as recorded in the adopted annual report
The general meeting approved the Board of Directors' proposal that for the financial year 2017 the Company pays a dividend of DKK 5.75 per share of DKK 1.
3. Adoption of the remuneration of the Board of Directors and any Board committees
The general meeting approved the Board of Directors' proposal for compensation to the Board of Directors for the financial year 2018 as follows:
The fees for the chairmen and members of the committees are in addition to their fee as chairman, vice-chairman or member of the Board of Directors.
4. Election of members to the Board of Directors
The general meeting re-elected Nigel Northridge, Henrik Brandt, Søren Bjerre-Nielsen, Dianne Neal Blixt and Luc Missorten and elected Anders Obel as members of the Board of Directors.
5. Election of auditor(s)
PricewaterhouseCoopers Statsautoriseret Revisionspartnerskab was re-elected as auditor of the Company.
The Board of Directors has appointed Nigel Northridge as chairman of the Board of Directors and Henrik Brandt as vice-chairman.
Members of the Audit Committee are Søren Bjerre-Nielsen (chairman), Dianne Neal Blixt and Luc Missorten. Members of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees are Nigel Northridge (chairman), Henrik Brandt and Søren Bjerre-Nielsen.
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