Under the chairmanship of Prof. Juanito Camilleri, Harvest Technology p.l.c. held its virtual Annual General Meeting on 7th May 2021.

The meeting, held remotely, was recorded and made available on the company’s portal following its conclusion, together with a report of the AGM proceedings. All resolutions submitted for shareholder approval were adopted with votes cast by proxy.

Chief Executive Officer (& CTO), Godwin Caruana, delivered a presentation highlighting the key developments relating to the business of Harvest and its subsidiaries during the past year, as well as ongoing projects and immediate prospects. Dr Caruana explained that the company’s passion for digital transformation and its people have guided the Group’s direction and success.

The Chief Financial Officer then presented the key financial results of the Harvest Group for the financial year ended 31 December 2020. It was highlighted that Harvest Technology plc recorded a profit before tax of €4.5 million and also highlighted that a net dividend payment of 6 cents per share was distributed for FY 2020.

A representative from the Group’s auditing firm, Grant Thornton, read out the auditors’ report on the Consolidated Financial Statements of the Company for the financial year ended 31 December 2020.

The Audited Consolidated Financial Statements for the financial year ended 31 December 2020, together with the Directors’ Report and Auditors’ Report were also approved during the same AGM. Grant Thornton were also re-appointed as auditors.

It was also agreed that the aggregate of the net interim dividends declared and distributed by the Board of Directors on 28th July 2020 (amounting to €546,785, or €0.024 per share), 4th November 2020 (amounting to €364,490, or €0.016 per share) and 26th March 2021 (amounting to €455,613, or €0.02 per share), amounting to an aggregate net dividend for the financial year ended 31st December 2020 of €1,366,888 (equivalent to €0.060 per share), be considered the aggregate net final dividend for the financial year ended 31st December 2020, and such aggregate net final dividend be and is hereby approved.

The AGM also saw the re-confirmation of the current composition of the Board of Directors.

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