The dividend policy is to pay a stable to rising dividend. In 2021, an interim dividend of €0.44 per share (2020: €0.43) was paid. The Board of Management proposes a 2021 final dividend of €1.54 per share, which would equal a total 2021 dividend of €1.98 (2020: €1.95) per share.
The dividend proposed to the 2022 Annual General Meeting of shareholders, following adoption, will be payable as of May 4, 2022. AkzoNobel’s shares will be trading ex-dividend as of April 26, 2022. In compliance with the listing requirements of Euronext Amsterdam, the record date for the final dividend will be April 27, 2022.