Decisions made by the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Nurminen Logistics Plc
Nurminen Logistics Plc Stock Exchange Release 21 April 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
Nurminen Logistics Plc's Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on 21 April 2017 made the following decisions:
Adoption of the financial statements and resolution on the discharge from liability
The Annual General Meeting of Shareholders confirmed the company's financial statements and the Group's financial statements for the financial period 1 January 2016 - 31 December 2016 and released the Board of Directors and the President and CEO from liability.
Payment of dividend
The Annual General Meeting of Shareholders approved the Board's proposal that no dividend shall be paid for the financial year 1 January 2016 - 31 December 2016.
Composition and remuneration of the Board of Directors
The Annual General Meeting of Shareholders resolved that the Board of Directors shall consist of five (5) ordinary members. The Annual General Meeting of Shareholders re-elected the following ordinary members to the Board of Directors: Olli Pohjanvirta, Tero Kivisaari, Juha Nurminen, Jukka Nurminen and Alexey Grom. In its organising meeting immediately following the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, the Board of Directors elected Olli Pohjanvirta as the Chairman of the Board. The Board of Directors also appointed an Audit Committee. The Chairman of the Audit Committee is Tero Kivisaari and the member of the Audit Committee is Jukka Nurminen.
The Annual General Meeting of Shareholders resolved that for the members of the Board elected at the Annual General Meeting for the term ending at the close of the Annual General Meeting in 2018 remuneration level will be as follows: annual remuneration of EUR 40,000 for the Chairman and EUR 20,000 for the other members. In addition, a meeting fee of EUR 1,000 per meeting for the Board and Board Committee meetings shall be paid for each member of the Board living in Finland and EUR 1,500 per meeting for a member of the Board living outside Finland. 50 per cent of the annual remuneration will be paid in the form of Nurminen Logistics Plc’s shares and the remainder in money. A member of the Board of Directors may not transfer shares received as annual remuneration before a period of three years has elapsed from receiving shares. The Chairman of the Board will get, in addition, the remuneration of EUR 7,500 per month plus car benefit with the maximum value of EUR 1,600 per month and telephone benefit.
Authorising the Board of Directors to decide on the issuance of shares as well as the issuance of options and other special rights entitling to shares
Annual General Meeting authorised the Board to decide on issuance of shares and/or special rights entitling to shares pursuant to chapter 10 section 1 of the Finnish Companies Act.
Based on the aforesaid authorisation the Board of Directors is entitled to release or assign, either by one or several resolutions, shares and/or special rights up to a maximum equivalent of 30,000,000 new shares so that aforesaid shares and/or special rights can be used, e.g., for the financing of company and business acquisitions corporate and business trading or for other business arrangements and investments, for the expansion of owner structure, paying of remuneration of the Board members and/or for the creating incentives for, or encouraging commitment in, personnel.
The authorisation gives the Board the right to decide on share issue with or without payment. The authorisation for deciding on a share issue without payment also includes the right to decide on the issue for the company itself, so that the authorisation may be used in such a way that in total no more than one tenth (1/10) of all shares in the company may from time to time be in the possession of the company and its subsidiaries.
The authorisation includes the right whereby the Board of Directors is entitled to decide of all other issues of shares and special rights. Furthermore, the Board of Directors is entitled to decide on share issues, option rights and other special rights, in every way, as the same as General Meeting could decide. The authorisation also includes right to decide on directed issues of shares and/or special rights.
The authorisation shall remain in force until 30 April 2018.
Auditing firm Ernst & Young Oy was elected as Nurminen Logistics Plc's auditor. Mr. Antti Suominen, APA, acts as the responsible auditor. The auditor's term ends at the end of the first Annual General Meeting following the election. Auditor’s fee will be paid in accordance with the auditor´s invoice accepted by the company.
Nurminen Logistics Plc
President and CEO
For more information, please contact: Marko Tuunainen, President and CEO
Tel. +358 10 545 7011
Nurminen Logistics is a listed company established in 1886 that offers logistics services. The company provides high-quality forwarding, cargo handling and value added services as well as railway transports and related to it project transport services to its customers. The main market areas of Nurminen Logistics are Finland, Russia and its neighbouring countries.