Annual General Meeting 2021

Novo Nordisk A/S Annual General Meeting will be held on 25 March 2021 at 2 pm. (CET).

You have the following options for viewing or participating:

  • Virtual participation via PC or smartphone/tablet – requires registration.
  • Submit proxy of vote by correspondence
  • View our live webcast of the Annual General Meeting – does not require registration.

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Registration

Shareholders may register for the Annual General Meeting via the InvestorPortal

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Participation

As a shareholder you have the following possibilities for viewing or participating in the Annual General Meeting:

In order to minimise the risk of spreading the virus and to support the engagement of our shareholders, we offer the opportunity to participate virtually in the Annual General Meeting. Virtual participation requires registration:

Register via the InvestorPortal

Via the LUMI AGM application shareholders may view the live broadcast of the meeting, vote and ask questions in writing. Please refer to the notice for more information including deadlines for registration.

Read more about how to use LUMI AGM

Go to the LUMI AGM application

We encourage our shareholders to exercise their rights before the Annual General Meeting by submitting proxies or votes by correspondence via the InvestorPortal. We refer to the notice for further information about deadlines for proxies and votes by correspondence. Please also refer to the proxy and vote by correspondence form on this website.

Submit proxy or vote by correspondence via the InvestorPortal

Watch the live transmission of the Annual General Meeting via webcast. You do not need to register for the Annual General Meeting to see the transmission. The webcast does not offer the possibility to vote or ask questions.

Watch the meeting live, Thursday 25 March 2021, 2 pm. (CET)

Due to COVID-19 our shareholders will unfortunately not have the possibility to participate in person at the Annual General Meeting. Instead we encourage shareholder to exercise their rights before the Annual General Meeting by submitting proxies, vote by correspondence or participate virtually on 25 March 2021 at 2 pm. (CET). You will find the details about participation on this website.

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Do you have questions?

You have the possibility to contact us and ask questions in relation to the Annual General Meeting.

Registration and participation

If you have questions regarding:

  • Participation,
  • Admission cards,
  • The InvestorPortal,
  • How/when/where to submit proxies and votes by correspondence,
  • Registration of shares by name,
  • Use of the LUMI AGM application,

Please contact:

Computershare A/S
gf@computershare.dk
+45 45 46 09 97
(Monday-Friday 9.00-15.00, CET)

 

Conduct of the Annual General Meeting

If you have questions regarding:

  • The agenda,
  • The documents for the Annual General Meeting,
  • Or do you wish to submit questions to the management of Novo Nordisk, 

Please contact AGMeeting@novonordisk.com

For practical reasons, shareholders are requested to submit questions no later than 24 March 2021 at noon (CET).

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Questions and answers

Shareholders have the ultimate authority over the company and exercise their right to make decisions regarding Novo Nordisk at the Annual General Meeting.

Annual General Meetings are called with a notice of three to five weeks. In the InvestorPortal and on this website you will find a form for proxies and voting by correspondence allowing each shareholder to vote on each agenda item. Shareholders may ask questions before the Annual General Meeting and shareholders having registered for the Annual General Meeting may ask questions in writing during the meeting through the LUMI AGM application.

At the annual general meeting, the annual report and amendments to the articles of association are approved.

The annual general meeting elects 4-10 members of the Board of Directors and the auditor. The annual general meeting is held in English with simultaneous interpretation to Danish. Shareholders may speak and submit questions in Danish, should they so prefer.

All shareholders have the right to submit proposals for inclusion in the agenda of the annual general meeting. Any proposal for deliberation at the annual general meeting must be submitted in writing to the Board of Directors latest 6 weeks before the Annual General Meeting.

Shareholders registered by name may register (order admission card) for the Annual General Meeting.

Due to the risk of spreading the Corona virus, the Annual General Meeting is held virtually via the LUIM AGM application. Participation is conditional upon ordering an admission card.

The deadline for requesting an admission card for the 2021 Annual General Meeting is Friday 19 March 2021, 23:59 (CET).

Admission cards must be ordered via the InvestorPortal.

 

I am holder of ADRs

ADR holders do not have the possibility for participating in the Annual General Meeting, but will – in some instances – be able to vote by proxy (please refer to the ADR proxy mailing for further information). 

ADR holders can watch our webcast of the Annual General Meeting.

Shareholders registered by name may submit proxies or vote by correspondence.

Proxies shall be submitted by Friday 19 March 2021 end of day (CET).

Votes by correspondence shall be received by the Company no later than Wednesday 24 March 2021 at noon (CET).

You must submit your vote by correspondence via the InvestorPortal or you may print and fill in this form: Proxy / vote by correspondence (PDF).

The form must be sent by e-mail to gf@computershare.dk or by ordinary letter to Computershare A/S, Lottenborgvej 26, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark.

 

I am a shareholder but I am not in the register of shareholders

You may submit your vote beforehand by filling out the proxy form provided that you fulfil the following conditions:

You must document your ownership of shares by a securities account statement from VP Securities A/S or the bank holding the custody account, as of the record date 18 March 2021.

This documentation, together with the request for an admission card must be sent to Computershare A/S arriving latest on Friday 19 March 2021 23:59 (CET).

Send it by e-mail or ordinary mail to:

Computershare A/S, 
Lottenborgvej 26, 
2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark.


I am holder of ADRs

You may submit your votes in advance by using the proxy/voting card which you have received from the issuer of your ADRs and returning it as described in your proxy/voting card.

Participate virtually through LUMI AGM

Shareholders can participate virtually at the Annual General Meeting, including submission of votes and written questions via an application: LUMI AGM. To participate at the meeting you must register via the InvestorPortal.

LUMI AGM user guide
Register for the meeting via the InvestorPortal

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