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secunet Security Networks AG: Annual General Meeting 2009

All motions on the agenda passed with 99% approval / Supervisory Board re-elected / Authorization to dispose of treasury shares

(PresseBox) (Essen, ) secunet Security Networks AG (ISIN DE0007276503, WKN 727650), a leading European provider of IT security and high-tech security products and services, today held its Annual General Meeting with great success. Attendance at the Annual General Meeting represented 77.2% of share capital. All agenda items were approved by over 99%.

After their statutory terms of office had expired, all Members of the Supervisory Board of secunet Security Networks AG were re-elected at the General Meeting. In the constituent meeting of the Supervisory Board after the General Meeting, Dr. Karsten Ottenberg was elected Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Dr.-Ing. Wilhelm Wick was elected Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board.

The General Assembly authorized the Management Board of secunet Security Networks AG to dispose of its portfolio of treasury shares via a stock exchange with the consent of the Supervisory Board. secunet currently holds 30,498 treasury shares: originally, the company had acquired these for the purpose of a stock option program that has since come to an end.

Commenting on the figures for 2008 and the company's general situation, Dr. Rainer Baumgart, Chief Executive of secunet Security Networks AG, stressed that, "as a provider of solutions to high-tech problems of IT security, secunet is in an excellent position. Building on this firm foundation, we will be able to profit from future market growth." Bearing in mind the prevailing atmosphere of general uncertainty, the Management Board did not make any concrete forecasts for the 2009 financial year.

You can find further information as well as a detailed breakdown of the voting results on the Internet at Next date in the financial calendar: Half-Year Financial Report on 12 August 2009.


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secunet Security Networks AG

secunet Security Networks AG is one of Europe's leading suppliers of products and services in the area of highly complex IT security solutions: we have been protecting electronic information for 11 years. Our end-to-end offering serves government offices, international organisations and private enterprise businesses. Our reference list includes the majority of DAX30 companies and major international companies as well as organisations and public authorities both in Germany and abroad. A highly qualified and experienced staff of 260 are at work in the business areas of high security (SINA), government, business security and automotive, to develop the optimum solution to suit the unique IT security requirements of our customers. We accompany them from consulting and product selection all the way to integration and training. And above and beyond that, we ensure seamless implementation and always stand by our customers should they require future adaptations.

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