| Media release

Swissgrid shareholders approve all the proposals of the Board of Directors

All the proposals by the Board of Directors were approved at today's Annual General Assembly of Swissgrid Ltd. A dividend totalling CHF 29.4 million will be distributed for the 2017 financial year.

The General Assembly of Swissgrid Ltd held today in Zurich approved the 2017 financial statements, resolved the distribution of a dividend totalling CHF 29.4 million for the 2017 financial year and formally endorsed the actions of the Board of Directors and Executive Board. The General Assembly also resolved to relocate the registered office of Swissgrid Ltd from Laufenburg to Aarau and approved the necessary changes to the articles of incorporation.

All the current members of the Board of Directors of Swissgrid Ltd with the exception of Andreas Rickenbacher, who has stood down, were confirmed for a further term of office of one year. The cantons have delegated Claude Nicati as their representative on the Board of Directors. The cantons' second seat, which became vacant after the resignation of Andreas Rickenbacher, will not be currently filled in accordance with the decision of the Conference of Cantonal Energy Directors (EnDK).




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