Resolutions of Huhtamäki Oyj's Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
Dividend for 2008 was set at EUR 0.34 per share, as proposed by the Board of Directors. The dividend will be paid on April 17, 2009 to a shareholder who on the record date April 8, 2009 is registered as a shareholder in the Company's shareholders' register maintained by the Finnish Central Securities Depository (Euroclear Finland Ltd.).
Composition of the Board of Directors
Eight (8) members of the Board of Directors were elected for a term which lasts until the end of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders following the election. To the Board of Directors were re-elected Ms. Eija Ailasmaa, Mr. George V. Bayly, Mr. Rolf Börjesson, Mr. Robertus van Gestel, Mr. Mikael Lilius, Mr. Anthony J.B. Simon and Mr. Jukka Suominen. Ms. Siaou-Sze Lien was elected as a new member to the Board of Directors.
The Board of Directors convened immediately after the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders and elected Mikael Lilius as Chairman of the Board and Jukka Suominen as Vice-Chairman of the Board.
Remuneration of the members of the Board of Directors
The Annual General Meeting of Shareholders confirmed the following remuneration for the Board of Directors: the annual compensation for the Chairman is EUR 90,000, for the Vice-Chairman EUR 55,000 and for the other members EUR 45,000. In addition, a meeting fee of EUR 500 per meeting shall be paid to all members for the Board and Board Committee meetings they attend. Traveling expenses were resolved to be paid in accordance with the Company policy.
The Authorized Public Accountant firm KPMG Oy Ab was elected as Auditor. KPMG Oy Ab has announced Ms. Solveig Törnroos-Huhtamäki, APA, to be the Auditor with principal responsibility.
Board of Directors' authorization to convey Company's own shares
The meeting approved the proposal of the Board of Directors and granted it an authorization to resolve upon conveyance of the Company's own shares. The authorization is valid until April 30, 2012.
Mr. Pekka Merilampi, lagman, chaired the meeting.
Mr. Juha Salonen, Senior Vice President, Administration and General Counsel, Tel. +358 (0)10 686 7851
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