Munksjö Oyj: Nomination Board appointed


Munksjö Oyj: Nomination Board appointed
Munksjö’s Nomination Board has been appointed. The Nomination Board comprises representatives of the three largest shareholders of the company and, in addition, two expert members: the Chairman of the Board of Directors and a person nominated by the Board of Directors.

The following three persons have been appointed as representatives in the Nomination Board:
- Thomas Ahlström (Ahlström Capital Oy and others),
- Alexander Ehrnrooth (Viknum AB) and
- Mikko Mursula (Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company).

The Chairman of the Board of Directors Peter Seligson will, according to the charter of the Nomination Board, act as an expert member of the Nomination Board in addition to which the Board of Directors has elected Fredrik Cappelen as the second expert member of the Nomination Board. The Nomination Board has among its members elected Thomas Ahlström as Chairman.

The right to nominate the shareholder representatives lies with those three shareholders whose share of all the voting rights in the company is on 31 May preceding the next Annual General Meeting the largest on the basis of the shareholders’ register of Munksjö held by Euroclear Finland Euroclear Finland Ltd and the register of shareholders held by Euroclear Sweden AB. The Nomination Board has been appointed by one group of shareholders, as described below, Viknum AB and Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company.

Holdings by a group of shareholders, who have agreed to nominate a joint representative to the Nomination Board, are summed up when calculating the share of all the voting rights, provided that the shareholders in question present a joint written request to that effect together with a copy of such an agreement to the Chairman of the Board no later than on 30 May preceding the Annual General Meeting. Munksjö has been informed that such an agreement has been made by AC Invest Five B.V. (a fully owned subsidiary of Ahlström Capital Oy), Kai Nahi, Kasper Kylmälä, Michael Sumelius and Carl Ahlström.

The Nomination Board prepares proposals to the Annual General Meeting for the election and remuneration of the members of the Board of Directors and the remuneration of the members of the Board committees and the Nomination Board.

Munksjö Oyj

For further information, please contact:
Åsa Fredriksson, SVP HR and Communications, tel. +46 10 250 1003
Laura Lindholm, Investor Relations Manager, tel. +46 10 250 1026

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