Composition of Nordea Bank Abp’s Shareholders’ Nomination Board

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Nordea Bank Abp
Stock exchange release – Other information disclosed according to the rules of the Exchange
15 September 2021 at 10.45 CET

Nordea’s Shareholders’ Nomination Board has been appointed. The Nomination Board consists of the Chair of the Board of Directors and the four largest shareholders, who on 31 August represent the largest number of voting rights and wish to participate in the work of the Nomination Board.

The members of the Nomination Board are:

  • Ricard Wennerklint, Chief of Strategy, Sampo Plc
  • Lars Ingemann Nielsen, Executive Vice President and CFO, Nordea-fonden
  • Ann Grevelius, Non-Executive Director, Alecta
  • Niko Pakalén, Partner, Cevian Capital
  • Torbjörn Magnusson, Chair of the Board of Directors of Nordea Bank Abp

At its first meeting, the Nomination Board elected Ricard Wennerklint, Chief of Strategy of Sampo Plc as Chair of the Nomination Board.

On the basis of shareholdings registered in the Finnish, Swedish and Danish book entry systems on 31 August 2021, the appointed shareholders represented approximately 23 per cent of all shares and votes in the company.

The Annual General Meeting of Nordea has established a Nomination Board responsible for preparing, annually and otherwise when appropriate, proposals to the General Meeting for the election and remuneration of the Chair and members of the Board of Directors of Nordea as well as other duties assigned in its Charter. The Nomination Board is constituted annually and comprises four members nominated by the largest shareholders in terms of votes who wish to participate and the Chair of the Board of Directors of the company.

For further information:

Ricard Wennerklint, +46 8 792 8022

Matti Ahokas, Head of Investor Relations, +358 9 5300 8011
Group Communication, +358 10 416 8023 or

The information provided in this stock exchange release was submitted for publication through the agency of the contact persons set out above, at 10.45 CET on 15 September 2021.

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