Galapagos’ shareholders adopt all resolutions proposed by the Board of Directors at the Annual and Extraordinary Shareholders Meetings 2024


Mechelen, Belgium; 30 April 2024, 22:01 CET; Galapagos NV (Euronext & NASDAQ: GLPG) today announces that all resolutions proposed at the company’s Annual and Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meetings (AGM and EGM) held on 30 April 2024 were approved.

The AGM approved, amongst other items:

  • The Remuneration Report and revised Remuneration Policy
  • The remuneration of the members of the Board of Directors
  • The reappointment of Dr. Elisabeth Svanberg as Independent Non-Executive Director
  • The appointments of Dr. Susanne Schaffert and Mr. Simon Sturge as Independent Non-Executive Directors and Mr. Andrew Dickinson as Non-Executive Director
  • The charging of the statutory auditor with respect to the “assurance” of the CSRD sustainability reporting

The EGM approved, amongst other items:

  • The issuance of the Subsequent Gilead Warrant B
  • The renewal of the company’s authorized capital by up to 20% of the share capital

All documents related to the AGM and EGM can be consulted on our website. The minutes of the meetings will be made available in due course.

About GalapagosWe are a biotechnology company with operations in Europe and the US dedicated to developing transformational medicines for more years of life and quality of life. Focusing on high unmet medical needs, we synergize compelling science, technology, and collaborative approaches to create a deep pipeline of best-in-class small molecules, CAR-T therapies, and biologics in oncology and immunology. With capabilities from lab to patient, including a decentralized CAR-T manufacturing network, we are committed to challenging the status quo and delivering results for our patients, employees and shareholders. For additional information, please visit or follow us on LinkedIn or X (formerly Twitter)

For further information, please contact:

Media inquiries:Marieke Vermeersch +32 479 490 603   Jennifer Wilson + 44 7539 359 Investor inquiries:Sofie Van Gijsel +1 781 296 1143ir@glpg.comSandra Cauwenberghs +32 495 58 46

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