Aktia Bank plc: Proposals from Aktia Bank plc's Nomination Committee to the Annual General Meeting 2015
Aktia Bank plc
Stock Exchange Release
29.1.2015 at 4 p.m.
Proposals from Aktia Bank plc's Nomination Committee to the Annual General Meeting 2015
Aktia Bank plc' Nomination Committee proposes to the Annual General Meeting to be held on 13 April 2015, that members of the Supervisory Board Harriet Ahlnäs, Johan Aura, Anna Bertills, Henrik Rehnberg and Sture Söderholm, who are all due to step down at the Annual General Meeting 2015, be re-elected
The Nomination Committee proposes that Annika Grannas (M.Sc. Econ.), 43, who among other positions chairs the Board of Directors of the foundation Vöyrin Sääästöpankin Aktiasäätiö, Yvonne Malin-Hult (M.Sc. Econ.), 55, who among other positions chairs the Board of Directors of the foundation Säästöpankkisäätiö Sipoo, and professor Kim Wikström, 55, be elected as new members.
All candidates are proposed for a three-year term of office. Thus, the number of members of the Supervisory Board is proposed to be 29.
The Nomination Committee proposes the annual remuneration for members of the Supervisory Board to remain unchanged from the previous year, and thus amount to:
- chair, EUR 22,600
- vice chair, EUR 10,000
- member, EUR 4,400
The Nomination Committee proposes that 30 % of the annual remuneration (gross amount) be paid to the members in the form of Aktia plc A shares.
Further, the Nomination Committee proposes a remuneration of EUR 500 per attended meeting, and also that compensation for costs for travel and lodging as well as a daily allowance be paid in accordance with tax administration rules.
The nomination committee proposes to the Annual General Meeting that the APA firm KPMG Oy Ab be elected as auditor, with Jari Härmälä, APA, as auditor-in-charge. It is proposed that remuneration to the auditor to be paid against invoice.
Following the shareholders' decision in Aktia Bank plc, the Nomination Committee prepares proposals for decisions to be taken by the Annual General Meeting concerning individuals to become members of the Board of Supervisors, auditor/s as well as the remuneration of these. The Nomination Committee comprises representatives of the three largest shareholders on 1 November the year before the Annual General Meeting plus the chair of the Board of Supervisors. In addition to the Håkan Mattlin, chair of the Board of Supervisors, the members of the Nomination Committee this year were Mikael Westerback (the foundation Stiftelsen Tre Smeder), Jan-Erik Stenman (Veritas Pension Insurance Company Ltd) och Dag Wallgren (The Society of Swedish Literature in Finland).
AKTIA BANK PLC
For more information, please contact:
Håkan Mattlin, Chair of the Nomination Committee, tel. +358 500 459 059
Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd
Aktia provides a broad range of products within banking, insurance and real estate agency. Aktia operates in Finland's coastal areas and inland growth areas. Aktia has some 300,000 customers who are served by 900 employees at 57 branch offices and via Internet and telephone services. Aktia's shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. For more information about Aktia, see www.aktia.com