Decisions of the organisational meeting of Nokian Tyres plc’s Board of Directors

Nokian Tyres plc Stock Exchange Release April 10, 2017  7.00 p.m.

After the Annual General Meeting the Board of Directors held an organisational meeting in which Petteri Walldén was elected Chairman of the Board and Tapio Kuula was elected Deputy Chairman of the Board.

The Board elected Tapio Kuula (Chairman), Veronica Lindholm and Petteri Walldén as members of the Personnel and Remuneration Committee.

The Board elected Raimo Lind (Chairman), Heikki Allonen, Inka Mero and George Rietbergen as members of the Audit Committee.

The Board assessed the independence of its members and concluded that all members are non-executive members independent of the Company and its major shareholders.

Nokian Tyres plc  

Antti-Jussi Tähtinen
Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Further information: Susanna Tusa, Secretary of the Board of Directors, tel. +358 10 401 7223

Distribution: Nasdaq Helsinki, media and www.nokiantyres.com


Nokian Tyres is the world’s northernmost tyre manufacturer. The company promotes and facilitates safe driving in demanding conditions. It supplies innovative tyres for cars, trucks and special heavy machinery mainly in areas with special challenges on tyre performance: snow, forests and harsh driving conditions in different seasons. Nokian Tyres’ product development is consistently aiming for sustainable solutions for safety and the environment, taking into account the whole life cycle of the tyre. A part of the Nokian Tyres group, the tyre chain Vianor has  approximately 1,500 outlets in 27 countries. In 2016 Nokian Tyres had approximately 4,400 employees and net sales of approximately 1,4 billion euros. Nokian Tyres’ share is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki. Further information:  www.nokiantyres.com

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Nokian Tyres is the world’s northernmost tyre manufacturer. The company promotes and facilitates safe driving in demanding conditions. It supplies innovative tyres for cars, trucks and special heavy machinery mainly in areas with special challenges on tyre performance: snow, forests and harsh driving conditions in different seasons. Nokian Tyres’ product development is consistently aiming for sustainable solutions for safety and the environment, taking into account the whole life cycle of the tyre. A part of the Nokian Tyres group, the tyre chain Vianor has 1,475 outlets in 26 countries. In 2015 Nokian Tyres had approximately 4,400 employees and net sales of approximately 1,4 billion euros. Nokian Tyres’ share is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki. Further information: www.nokiantyres.com

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