Prosecution against Mr. Mikael Lilius, Chairman of the Board, dismissed
HUHTAMÄKI OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 11.6.2010 AT 13.30
The Court of Appeal of Helsinki has on June 11, 2010 dismissed the prosecution against Mr. Mikael Lilius, Huhtamäki Oyj's Chairman of the Board, as former member of Perlos Corporation's Board of Directors. The prosecution concerned a failure to comply with disclosure obligation in the securities markets in connection with Perlos Corporation's profit warning in the turn of the year 2002-2003. Mr. Lilius acted as a member of the Board of Directors of Perlos Corporation in 1997-2003.
Huhtamaki Group is a leading manufacturer of consumer and specialty packaging with 2009 net sales totaling EUR 2 billion. Foodservice and consumer goods markets are served by approximately 13,000 people in 54 manufacturing units and several sales offices in 33 countries. The parent company, Huhtamäki Oyj, has its head office in Espoo, Finland and its share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. Additional information is available at www.huhtamaki.com.