Paris, February 9, 2012: The Board of Directors of Total met on February 9, 2012 under the chairmanship of Christophe de Margerie, Chairman and CEO. It reviewed the Group’s accounts for the fourth quarter of 2011 and approved the 2011 consolidated financial statements, as well as the parent company financial statements and the proposed dividend of €2.28 per share, which will be submitted to the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting for approval. The ex-dividend date for the final dividend of €0.57 per share will be June 18, 2012*.
This information will be disclosed in a press release that will be issued at 8:00 a.m. Paris time on February 10, 2012.
The Board decided to ask shareholders at the Annual Meeting, to be held in Paris on May 11, 2012, to re-elect Patrick Artus, Bertrand Collomb, Christophe de Margerie, Anne Lauvergeon and Michel Pébereau to new three-year terms as directors.
The Board decided to ask shareholders at the Annual Meeting on May 11, 2012 to elect Anne-Marie Idrac as a director of the Company for a three-year term and to ratify the appointment of Gérard Lamarche, who has been a director since January 12, 2012.
In addition, subject to decisions by the Board of Directors and shareholders at the Annual Meeting to approve the 2011 financial statements and the final dividend for 2011, the ex-dividend dates of the quarterly interim dividends and the final dividend for 2012 will be:
- September 24, 2012.
- December 17, 2012.
- March 18, 2013.
- June 24, 2013.
As allowed under the articles of incorporation, the Board decided to offer shareholders the possibility of receiving the notice of meeting by e-mail and voting online, provided they do so prior to the meeting. A secure, dedicated Web site (http://gisproxy.bnpparibas.com/total.pg) will be open from April 20 to May 10, 2012, until 3:00 p.m. Paris time.
* Payment date will be June 21, 2012.
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