Neste's Shareholders' Nomination Board appointed
Neste Corporation, Stock Exchange Release, 18 September 2019 at 9 am. (EET)
The following members have been appointed to Neste's Shareholders' Nomination Board: The Chair, Director General Kimmo Viertola of the Ownership Steering Department in the Prime Minister’s Office of Finland; Deputy CEO, Investments Reima Rytsölä of Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company; President and CEO Jouko Pölönen of Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company and Matti Kähkönen, the Chair of Neste's Board of Directors.
In line with a decision taken by the Annual General Meeting held on 4 April 2013, the Shareholders' Nomination Board consists of four members, three of which shall be appointed by the company's three largest shareholders as of the first weekday in September, who shall appoint one member each, with the Chair of Neste's Board of Directors serving as the fourth member.
The Nomination Board is responsible for drafting and presenting proposals covering the remuneration and number of members of the Board of Directors and for presenting candidates as potential Board members to the AGM. The Nomination Board will forward its proposals for the AGM to the Board of Directors by 31 January 2020.
Vice President, Communications (act.)
Matti Kähkönen, Chair of the Board of Directors, Neste, tel. +358 10 458 0902 / Krista Lundell
Neste in brief
Neste (NESTE, Nasdaq Helsinki) creates sustainable solutions for transport, business, and consumer needs. Our wide range of renewable products enable our customers to reduce climate emissions. We are the world's largest producer of renewable diesel refined from waste and residues, introducing renewable solutions also to the aviation and plastics industries. We are also a technologically advanced refiner of high-quality oil products. We want to be a reliable partner with widely valued expertise, research, and sustainable operations. In 2018, Neste's revenue stood at EUR 14.9 billion. In 2019, Neste placed 3rd on the Global 100 list of the most sustainable companies in the world. Read more: neste.com