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Annual Shareholders' Meeting 2015

The Annual Shareholders' Meeting 2015 of Siemens AG will take place on January 27, 2015 at the Olympiahalle in Munich, Germany. The Notice of Annual Shareholders' Meeting, including the Agenda, is available on this site. The distribution of the Notice of Annual Shareholders' Meeting to shareholders will start from December 29, 2014 onwards.

For fiscal year 2014, the Supervisory Board and the Managing Board propose that the Annual Shareholders' Meeting approve a dividend of €3.30 on each share of no par value entitled to the dividend.

 

Documents relating to Agenda Item 13 ("To resolve on the approval of the Control and Profit-and-Loss Transfer Agreement between Siemens AG and Kyros 47 GmbH"):

Here, you can access our extensive Internet Service on all issues concerning the Shareholders’ Meetings. You can use it throughout the year to register for electronic delivery of invitations to Shareholders' Meetings using an Access Password chosen by yourself, to change your registration or address data and to revoke your consent to electronic delivery.

 In the “FAQ ”-section you will find further information on our Internet Service.


Electronic delivery of invitations to Shareholders' Meetings

 Internet Service for registering for electronic delivery

For future Shareholders‘ Meetings, you have the option of receiving invitations by electronic means, instead of by regular mail, to the e-mail address you provided when registering.

By registering for electronic delivery you will help contribute toward saving paper.

You may revoke your consent to electronic delivery at any time. If you have already registered using an Access Password chosen by yourself, you may also change your registration data via the Internet Service, throughout the year.


Postal address update

 Internet Service for address update

Here you can update your postal address in the share register.

On January 27, 2015 we will provide a live webcast of the speeches of Dr. Gerhard Cromme, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, and Joe Kaeser, CEO, at the Annual Shareholders' Meeting in the Olympiahalle in Munich, Germany. The link and the video recording will be available at this webpage.
 
On January 27, 2015, starting at 10:00 a.m. (CET), a link to the live webcast of the entire Annual Shareholders’ Meeting will be available at this webpage for the Company’s shareholders.

Information worth knowing about the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting

The Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of Siemens AG for fiscal year 2014 will be held on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. CET, at the Olympiahalle in Munich, Germany. Only those shareholders are entitled to attend and vote at the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting who are recorded as shareholders of the Company in the Company’s share register and who have submitted timely notification of attendance at the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting. The notification of attendance must be received by the Company no later than Tuesday, January 20, 2015. Shareholders receiving the invitations to shareholders’ meetings by regular mail will receive the Notice of Annual Shareholders' Meeting, including the Agenda, the Attendance Notification Form, including voting instruction and absentee voting form, a postage-paid return envelope, and a summary of the financials (Facts and figures for shareholders – Fiscal 2014). Shareholders registered for electronic delivery of invitations to shareholders’ meetings will receive the Notice of Annual Shareholders' Meeting, including the Agenda, and a summary of the financials (Facts and figures for shareholders – Fiscal 2014) as file attachments by e-mail. Shareholders can download the Annual Report and other shareholder meeting materials at www.siemens.com/agm.

If you have any questions or problems with the Internet Service, please contact our shareholder hotline, which is available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., CET:
Tel. Germany 0 800 - 10 10 676
Tel. International + 49 89 636 – 58400 or by
E-Mail: hv-service.siemens@adeus.de

Questions and answers regarding organisation

When and where will the 2015 Annual Shareholders’ Meeting be held?

The Annual Shareholders’ Meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. CET, at the Olympiahalle in Munich, Germany.

Who is entitled to attend the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting?

The right to attend and vote is based on the shareholding evidenced by entry in the Company’s share register as of the date of the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting. Applications for registration in the Company’s share register received by the Company after the end of the closing date of the notification period from January 21, 2015 through January 27, 2015 will be processed and considered only with effect after the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on January 27, 2015. The technical record date is therefore the end of January 20, 2015.

When will Siemens send out the Notice of Annual Shareholders’ Meeting?

Notices will be sent out by e-mail as well as by regular mail from December 29, 2014 onwards. Given normal delivery times, we expect that you will receive the notice a few days later.

Can I attend the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting if I have sold my shares but have already received the notice of meeting?

The right to attend and vote is based on the shareholding evidenced by entry in the Company’s share register as of the date of the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting. Applications for registration in the Company’s share register received by the Company after the end of the closing date of the notification period from January 21, 2015 through January 27, 2015 will be processed and considered only with effect after the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on January 27, 2015. The technical record date is therefore the end of January 20, 2015.

What will the dividend be for fiscal year 2014?

A dividend of €3.30 per share entitled to a dividend will be proposed to the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of Siemens AG on January 27, 2015.

When will the dividend for fiscal 2014 be paid out? When will the share be traded ex dividend?

The dividend payment on shares held in collective custody will be made as usual on the first business day following the Annual Shareholders' Meeting, namely January 28, 2015. It will be directly transferred to the shareholders’ depositary bank accounts. As of this date the share will be traded ex dividend.

Questions and answers regarding Internet Service and electronic delivery of invitations to Shareholders' Meetings

Which browser should I use to access the Internet Service?

The Internet Service can run under the most common versions of the following browsers: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari and Chrome; in particular under Internet Explorer 7 or later, Firefox from 3.6.28 to 24.0, Safari 4.04 or later (Windows) and 5.19 or later (Mac OS), Safari iPad iOS 5.0 or later and Chrome Version 13.0.782.220 to 23. JavaScript and cookies should be enabled. Acrobat Reader 8.0 or later should also be installed to ensure that you can correctly view the documents provided via the Internet.

How can I use the Internet Service?

Please log in via www.siemens.com/agm-service to use the Internet Service. You must then identify yourself by your Shareholder Control Number and your Personal Identification Number (PIN) or the Access Password chosen by yourself.

Please find your Shareholder Control Number and your Personal Identification Number on page 2 of the invitation to the Shareholders' Meeting. If you have received the invitation by e-mail and have not yet registered for electronic delivery of invitations to Shareholders' Meetings using an Access Password chosen by yourself, you can find your Shareholder Control Number and your Personal Identification Number in the separate letter you received by regular mail. If you have already registered for electronic delivery of invitations to Shareholders' Meetings using an Access Password chosen by yourself, please use that Access Password and your Shareholder Control Number. Your Shareholder Control Number is stated in all e-mails you have received from us.

How can I obtain new login data for the Internet Service if I am not already registered for electronic delivery of invitations to Shareholders' Meetings with an Access Password chosen by myself?

If you have forgotten your login data, please contact the shareholder hotline (available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. CET) at +49 89 636 58 400 from abroad or toll-free at 0 800 10 10 676 within Germany or send an e-mail, stating your Shareholder Control Number, to hv-service.siemens@adeus.de.

How do I register for electronic delivery of invitations to Shareholders’ Meetings with an Access Password chosen by myself?

We require your consent in order to deliver invitations to Shareholders' Meetings of Siemens AG to you in electronic format (by e-mail). You can provide this consent via our Internet Service for registering for electronic delivery at www.siemens.com/agm-service by registering for electronic delivery of invitations to Shareholders' Meetings using an Access Password chosen by yourself. Provided your e-mail address was already entered in the share register of Siemens AG and you received a corresponding letter from Siemens AG to which you did not object within the stated period, your consent to electronic delivery of invitations to Shareholders' Meetings remains valid until revoked by you.

If you successfully complete your registration no later than about seven weeks prior to a Shareholders' Meeting of Siemens AG, the invitation to that Shareholders’ Meeting will be delivered to your registered e-mail address. Registrations that are not completed by this deadline will not take effect until the subsequent Shareholders' Meeting.

If the invitation to the Shareholders' Meeting is not delivered to you electronically in good time – despite your having registered for this service – please contact the shareholder hotline (available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. CET) at +49 89 636 58 400 from abroad or toll-free at 0 800 10 10 676 within Germany.

How can I use the Internet Service if I am registered for electronic delivery of invitations to Shareholders' Meetings with an Access Password chosen by myself, but I have forgotten this Access Password?

If you have registered for electronic delivery of invitations to Shareholders' Meetings with an Access Password chosen by yourself and have forgotten it, please use the function "Forgot your Access Password?" in our Internet Service at www.siemens.com/agm-service to request a temporarily valid Access Password. After completing the necessary steps, in particular by answering the security question you chose when registering, you are sent a temporarily valid Access Password to the e-mail address you provided upon registration. After receiving the e-mail, please use the Internet Service again and enter your Shareholder Control Number and the temporarily valid Access Password provided in our e-mail. You can then choose a new Access Password of your own.

How can I use the Internet Service if I am registered for electronic delivery of invitations to Shareholders' Meetings with an Access Password chosen by myself, but I have forgotten this Access Password and the answer to the security question I chose when registering?

In this case we ask you to contact our shareholder hotline (available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. CET) at +49 89 636 58 400 from abroad or at 0 800 10 10 676 within Germany or send an e-mail, stating your Shareholder Control Number, to hv-service.siemens@adeus.de. We will then send you a new Personal Identification Number by regular mail. After receiving your new Personal Identification Number, please use the Internet Service at www.siemens.com/agm-service using your new login data.

What should I do if I am registered for electronic delivery of invitations to Shareholders' Meetings with an Access Password chosen by myself, but I have forgotten this Access Password and my e-mail address has changed?

In this case we ask you to contact our shareholder hotline (available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. CET) at +49 89 636 58 400 from abroad or at 0 800 10 10 676 within Germany or send an e-mail, stating your Shareholder Control Number, to hv-service.siemens@adeus.de. We will then send you a new Personal Identification Number by regular mail. After receiving your new Personal Identification Number, please use the Internet Service for registering for electronic delivery at www.siemens.com/agm-service using your new login data. You can then choose a new Access Password of your own and store your current e-mail address.

How can I retrieve my forgotten Shareholder Control Number if I am registered for electronic delivery of invitations to Shareholders' Meetings with an Access Password chosen by myself?

Please go to the function "Forgot your Shareholder Control Number?" in the Internet Service for registering for electronic delivery at www.siemens.com/agm-service. In the next dialog step, please identify yourself with the e-mail address you provided when registering. An e-mail containing your Shareholder Control Number is then sent to that e-mail address.

How do I change my e-mail address if I am registered for electronic delivery with an Access Password chosen by myself?

Please use the Internet Service for registering for electronic delivery at www.siemens.com/agm-service. Entering your login data and then clicking the "Next" button will take you to the page "Change of registration data" where you may update your e-mail address.

If you do not change your e-mail address until after technical preparations for the dispatch of invitations to the upcoming Shareholders’ Meeting have already commenced, we can take your changes into consideration only for the subsequent Shareholders’ Meeting.

How do I change the Access Password chosen by myself?

Please use the Internet Service for registering for electronic delivery at www.siemens.com/agm-service. Entering your login data and then clicking the "Next" button will take you to the page "Change of registration data" where you can, among other things, also update your Access Password.

What happens if invitations to Shareholders' Meetings cannot be delivered to the e-mail address specified?

If we send you electronic messages in preparation for the Shareholders' Meeting and receive an error message indicating that our message could not be delivered, we will resend you the invitation by regular mail.

How do I revoke my consent to electronic delivery of invitations to Shareholders’ Meetings?

Your consent to electronic delivery of invitations to Shareholders' Meetings is not limited and is thus valid until further notice. You may revoke your consent at any time. To do so, please contact one of the following addresses, providing your name, Shareholder Control Number and your address: by e-mail to hv-service.siemens@adeus.de or by regular mail to Siemens Hauptversammlung, c/o ADEUS Aktienregister-Service-GmbH, 20636 Hamburg, Germany. If you have already registered for electronic delivery of invitations to Shareholders' Meetings using an Access Password chosen by yourself, you can also revoke your consent to electronic delivery via the Internet Service for registering for electronic delivery at www.siemens.com/agm-service.

If you revoke your consent to electronic delivery of invitations to Shareholders' Meetings, you will receive the invitations to Shareholders' Meetings by regular mail again. You may revoke your consent at any time. However, if the revocation does not occur until after the technical preparations for the dispatch of invitations to the upcoming Shareholders' Meeting have already begun, it will not apply until the subsequent Shareholders' Meeting. In that case, however, we will endeavor to send you the invitation to the current Shareholders’ Meeting to the address listed in the share register as well. You can change the address listed in the share register via the Internet Service for address update.

What do I do if my access to the Internet Service has been blocked?

If you have already registered for electronic delivery of invitations to Shareholders' Meetings using an Access Password chosen by yourself and are blocked from accessing the Internet Service because you have entered incorrect login data on several occasions, you can get your account activated again by requesting a temporarily valid Access Password via the "Forgot your Access Password?" function in our Internet Service at www.siemens.com/agm-service. To do this, please exit this service and restart it at www.siemens.com/agm-service. After completing the necessary steps, in particular by answering the security question you chose when registering, you are sent a temporarily valid Access Password to the e-mail address you provided upon registration. After receiving the e-mail, please use the Internet Service again and enter your Shareholder Control Number and the temporarily valid Access Password provided in our e-mail. You can then choose a new Access Password of your own and so activate your account again. 

Alternatively, please call the shareholder hotline (available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. CET) at +49 89 636 58 400 from abroad or at 0 800 10 10 676 within Germany or send an e-mail, stating your Shareholder Control Number, to hv-service.siemens@adeus.de.

Annual Shareholders' Meeting 2014

Annual Shareholders' Meeting 2013

You'll find all the information on the Annual Shareholders' Meeting, which took place in the Olympic Hall in Munich on January 23, 2013, here.

We provided a live video webcast of the speeches of Dr. Gerhard Cromme, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, and Peter Löscher, CEO, at the Annual Shareholders' Meeting in the Olympic Hall in Munich, Germany.

Selected Documents

Documents relating to Agenda Item 8 ("To resolve on the approval of the Spin-off and Transfer Agreement between Siemens AG and OSRAM Licht AG, Munich, dated November 28, 2012"):

Annual Shareholders' Meeting 2012

You'll find all the information on the Annual Shareholders' Meeting, which took place in the Olympic Hall in Munich on January 24, 2012, here.

We provided a live video webcast of the speeches of Dr. Gerhard Cromme, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, and Peter Löscher, CEO, at the Annual Shareholders' Meeting in the Olympic Hall in Munich, Germany.

Selected Documents

Annual Shareholders' Meeting 2011

You'll find all the information on the Annual Shareholders' Meeting, which took place in the Olympic Hall in Munich on January 25, 2011, here.

We provided a live video webcast of the speeches of Dr. Gerhard Cromme, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, and Peter Löscher, CEO, at the Annual Shareholders' Meeting in the Olympic Hall in Munich, Germany.

Selected Documents

Annual Shareholders' Meeting 2010

You'll find all the information on the Annual Shareholders' Meeting, which took place in the Olympic Hall in Munich on January 26, 2010, here.

We provided a live video webcast of the speeches of Dr. Gerhard Cromme, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, and Peter Löscher, CEO, at the Annual Shareholders' Meeting in the Olympic Hall in Munich, Germany.

Selected Documents

Annual Shareholders' Meeting 2009

You'll find all the information on the Annual Shareholders' Meeting, which took place in the Olympic Hall in Munich on January 27, 2009, here.

We provided a live video webcast of the speeches of Dr. Gerhard Cromme, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, and Peter Löscher, CEO, at the Annual Shareholders' Meeting in the Olympic Hall in Munich, Germany.

Selected Documents

Annual Shareholders' Meeting 2008

You'll find all the information on the Annual Shareholders' Meeting, which took place in the Olympic Hall in Munich on January 24, 2008, here.

We provided a live video webcast of the speeches of Dr. Gerhard Cromme, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, and Peter Löscher, CEO, at the Annual Shareholders' Meeting in the Olympic Hall in Munich, Germany.

Selected Documents

Annual Shareholders' Meeting 2007

You'll find all the information on the Annual Shareholders' Meeting, which took place in the Olympic Hall in Munich on January 25, 2007, here.

We provided a live video webcast of the speeches of Prof. Dr. Heinrich v. Pierer, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Dr. Klaus Kleinfeld, CEO, and Dr. Gerhard Cromme, Chairman of the Audit Committee at the Annual Shareholders' Meeting in the Olympic Hall in Munich, Germany.

Selected Documents

Annual Shareholders' Meeting 2006

You'll find all the information on the Annual Shareholders' Meeting, which took place in the Olympic Hall in Munich on January 26, 2006, here.

We provided a live video webcast of Chairman of the Supervisory Board Dr. Heinrich v. Pierer's and CEO Dr. Klaus Kleinfeld's speeches to the Annual Shareholders' Meeting in the Olympic Hall in Munich , Germany.

Selected Documents

Annual Shareholders' Meeting 2005

You'll find all the information on the Annual Shareholders' Meeting, which took place in the Olympic Hall in Munich on January 27, 2005, here.

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Selected Documents

Annual Shareholders' Meeting 2004

You'll find all the information on the Annual Shareholders' Meeting, which took place in the Olympic Hall in Munich on January 22, 2004, here.

Selected Documents