Proposal By The Board Of Directors To The Extraordinary General Meeting Of Proha

PROPOSAL BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO THE EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING OF PROHA PLC In it's meeting on October 22, 2002 the Proha Board of Directors decided to propose the Extraordinary General Meeting of Proha on October 23, 2002 the following on the strategy and corporate structure regarding the Company's ownership of its shares of Artemis International Solutions Corporation; and on the composition of the Board of Directors: The shareholders of Proha would best be served by the company focusing its efforts to raise capital as a means of strengthening the financial position of the company and its subsidiaries. The company expects to complete the process of raising sufficient capital by the end of 2002. The Board has decided to continue the current strategy of owning Artemis International Solutions Corporation shares through Proha and discontinue implementing other structure alternatives to allow for completion of the proposed capitalization process. The Board further recommends that the composition of the current Proha board be maintained. All board members have expressed their commitment to support the above described strategy. PROHA PLC Board of Directors More information PROHA PLC CEO Pekka Pere, tel. +358 20 4362 100 pekka.pere@proha.com http://www.proha.com DISTRIBUTION: Helsinki Stock Exchange Major Media ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/10/23/20021023BIT00030/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/10/23/20021023BIT00030/wkr0002.pdf