We are pleased to invite you to attend
2015 Annual General Shareholder's Meeting
  • Date/Time 9:00 AM, March 13, 2015 (KST)
  • Venue 5F, Samsung Electronics Bldg., Seoul
  • 2015 AGM Voting Results

CEO Letter to Shareholders

" Dear Shareholders,
I wish you and your family good health and prosperity in the year of 2015.
The global economic environment was challenging throughout 2014 despite the gradual recovery of the U.S. economy as political and economic uncertainties persisted including a slowdown of China's growth and growing tension in Russia and the Middle East. Accordingly, South Korea's economy also remained weak. For Samsung Electronics, we continued to face a challenging business environment as the growth of the smartphone market slowed and competition intensified...."

Please click here to read the complete letter (LINK)
Oh-Hyun Kwon
Vice Chairman & CEO

Summary of 2015 AGM Agenda

Agenda 1
Approval of Audited Financial Statement for FY 2014
Supplementary Information available on IR website
  • Article of Incorporation : Link
  • Financial Highlights : Annual Quarterly
  • FY 2014 Quarterly Audit Reports : Link
  • FY 2014 Quarterly Business Reports : Link
  • Historical Data on Shareholders Return (2008-2013) : Link
Agenda 2
Election of Directors
Supplementary Information available on IR website
Agenda 3
Approval of the Remuneration Limit for the Directors for FY 2015
Supplementary Information available on IR website
  • Article of Incorporation : Link
  • Information about Compensation Committee : Link
  • Quarterly Earnings Release Presentation : Link
Corporate Governance Information :
Voting Results
  • 46th AGM(2015) :

    Date/Time : 9:00 AM, March 13, 2015 (KST)
    Venue : 5F, Samsung Electronics Bldg., Seoul

    The 46th Annual General Shareholders' Meeting (Shares present : 92,124,403)

    The AGM agenda approval rates provided below are based on the votes cast by shareholders in the form of documentary voting.

    The 46th Annual General Shareholders' Meeting (Shares present : 92,124,403)
    Agenda Approval
    Rate
    No.1 Approval of Balance Sheet, Income Statement, and Statement of Appropriation of Retained Earnings (Draft) for the 46th Fiscal Year (from Jan 1, 2014 to Dec 31, 2014) 93.56%
    No.2 Appointment of Directors
    No.2-1 Appointment of Independent Directors
    2-1-1 Mr. Han-Joong Kim 95.75%
    2-1-2 Mr. Byeong-Gi Lee 98.30%
    No.2-2 Appointment of Executive Directors (Mr. Oh-Hyun Kwon) 95.31%
    No.2-3 Appointment of Members of Audit Committee (Mr. Han-Joong Kim) 96.44%
    No.3 Approval of the limit on the remuneration for the Directors 99.37%

    1) Shares present: Total number of the common shares with voting rights represented at the opening of the Meeting (Agenda No.1) basis.
    * Common shares with voting rights of each resolution item at Annual General Meeting of shareholders' may differ by relevant law and regulations that may result in different number of voting shares available for the each resolution.
    2) Approval rate: 99.9% of the "vote for" presented as a type of proxy (or written) form.

Previous proxy materials and voting results
  • 45th AGM(2014) : Proxy Materials Voting Results
    The 45th Annual General Shareholders' Meeting (Shares present : 93,247,027)

    The AGM agenda approval rates provided below are based on the votes cast by shareholders in the form of documentary voting.

    The 45th Annual General Shareholders' Meeting (Shares present : 93,247,027)
    Agenda Approval
    Rate
    No.1 Approval of Balance Sheet, Income Statement, and Statement of Appropriation of Retained Earnings (Draft) for the 45th Fiscal Year (from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013) 99.74%
    No.2 Approval of the limit on the remuneration for the Directors 95.85%

    1) Shares present: Total number of the common shares with voting rights represented at the opening of the Meeting (Agenda No.1) basis.
    * Common shares with voting rights of each resolution item at Annual General Meeting of shareholders' may differ by relevant law and regulations that may result in different number of voting shares available for the each resolution.
    2) Approval rate: 99.9% of the "vote for" presented as a type of proxy (or written) form.

  • 44th(2013) : Proxy Materials Voting Results
    The 44th Annual General Shareholders' Meeting (Shares present : 88,854,940 )

    The AGM agenda approval rates provided below are based on the votes cast by shareholders in the form of documentary voting.

    The 44th Annual General Shareholders' Meeting (Shares present : 88,854,940 )
    Agenda Approval
    Rate
    No.1 Approval of Balance Sheet, Income Statement, and Statement of Appropriation of Retained Earnings (Draft) for the 44th Fiscal Year (from Jan 1, 2012 to Dec 31, 2012) 93.31%
    No.2 Appointment of Directors
    No.2-1 Appointment of Independent Directors (3 persons)
    2-1-1 Mr. In-Ho Lee 98.93%
    2-1-2 Mr. Kwang-Soo Song 97.10%
    2-1-3 Dr. Eun-Mee Kim 99.74%
    No.2-2 Appointment of Executive Directors (3 persons)
    2-2-1 Mr. Boo-Keun Yoon 99.54%
    2-2-2 Mr. Jong-Kyun Shin 99.54%
    2-2-3 Mr. Sang-Hoon Lee 99.54%
    No.2-3 Appointment of Members of Audit Committee (2 persons)
    2-3-1 Mr. In-Ho Lee 98.89%
    2-3-2 Mr. Kwang-Soo Song 96.56%
    No.3 Approval of the limit on the remuneration for the Directors 96.86%

    1) Shares present: Total number of the common shares with voting rights represented at the opening of the Meeting (Agenda No.1) basis.
    * Common shares with voting rights of each resolution item at Annual General Meeting of shareholders' may differ by relevant law and regulations that may result in different number of voting shares available for the each resolution.
    2) Approval rate: 99.9% of the "vote for" presented as a type of proxy (or written) form.

  • 43rd(2012) : Proxy Materials Voting Results
    The 43rd Annual General Shareholders' Meeting ( Share present : 108,134,512 )

    The AGM agenda approval rates provided below are based on the votes cast by shareholders in the form of documentary voting.

    The 43rd Annual General Shareholders' Meeting ( Share present : 108,134,512 )
    Agenda Approval
    Rate
    No.1 Approval of Balance Sheet, Income Statement, and Statement of Appropriation of Retained Earnings (Draft) for the 43rd Fiscal Year (from Jan 1, 2011 to Dec 31, 2011) 99.0%
    No.2 Appointment of Directors
    No.2-1 Appointment of Independent Directors 96.0%
    No.2-2 Appointment of Executive Directors 97.9%
    No.2-3 Appointment of Members of Audit Committee 95.3%
    No.3 Approval of the limit on the remuneration for the Directors 97.2%
    No.4 LCD Business Spin-off 99.99%

    1) Shares present: Total number of the common shares with voting rights represented at the opening of the Meeting (Agenda No.1) basis.
    * Common shares with voting rights of each resolution item at Annual General Meeting of shareholders' may differ by relevant law and regulations that may result in different number of voting shares available for the each resolution.
    2) Approval rate: 99.9% of the "vote for" presented as a type of proxy (or written) form.