Our dividend policy is to pay a stable to rising dividend. In 2022, an interim dividend of €0.44 per share (2021: €0.44) was paid. The Board of Management proposes a 2022 final dividend of €1.54 per share, which would equal a total 2022 dividend of €1.98 (2021: €1.98) per share.
The dividend proposed to the 2023 Annual General Meeting of shareholders, following adoption, will be payable as of May 5, 2023. AkzoNobel’s shares will be trading ex-dividend as of April 25, 2023. In compliance with the listing requirements of Euronext Amsterdam, the record date for the final dividend will be April 26, 2023.