GRUPO SURA ANNOUNCES SPECIAL MEASURES FOR THE UPCOMING ORDINARY ANNUAL MEETING OF ITS GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF SHAREHOLDERS, GIVEN THE CURRENT HEALTH EMERGENCY DECLARED IN COLOMBIA
In response to a health emergency being declared in Colombia, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and following instructions issued by the relevant authorities to limit close contact at meetings or events, GRUPO DE INVERSIONES SURAMERICANA S.A. -GRUPO SURA- hereby informs its shareholders and other stakeholders that the following measures have been taken for the upcoming Annual Ordinary Meeting of its General Assembly of Shareholders to be held on March 27, 2020 at the Centro de Convenciones Plaza Mayor in Medellín:
1. This meeting shall now be broadcast live via video streaming on the Company's website, www.gruposura.com, starting at 10:00 am.
2. Shareholders shall be able to be represented at this meeting by sending a completed power of attorney via email to firstname.lastname@example.org before 5:00 pm on Thursday, March 26, 2020.
The corresponding power of attorney forms complete with a list of the votes to be cast and the required attachments, together with the names of the proxies, as suggested by the Company, so as to facilitate the implementation of this measure, can be found on the following tab https://www.gruposura.com/relacion-con-inversionistas/accion/asamblea-de-accionistas/, or by scanning the QR code appearing below.
This measure has been approved by the Colombian Superintendency of Finance. None of the persons put forward to act as proxies, serve as an officer or employee of Grupo SURA or its Subsidiaries.
3. All those shareholders who register and issue their respective power of attorney in order to be represented at said meeting, shall receive in the following days and at their specified postal address, our annual report, a small corporate gift and all those other materials that are normally provided to our shareholders at their annual ordinary meetings. Consequently, it is essential that our shareholders ensure that we have their correct contact information, updating this as necessary.
These measures have been adopted in keeping with the indications issued by the Colombian Government and the World Health Organization - WHO - to as to avoid close contact with other people and protecting the health of our shareholders and the public at large. So, we do urge you to not to personally attend this meeting and, instead, appoint a proxy to represent you
DAVID BOJANINI GARCIA
Chief Executive Officer