Amendment of Huhtamäki Oyj's Articles of Association registered
HUHTAMÄKI OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 16.5.2012 AT 9:30
Amendment of Huhtamäki Oyj's Articles of Association adopted by the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on April 24, 2012 has today been registered with the Finnish Trade Register. The Annual General Meeting resolved, as proposed by the Board of Directors, to amend Article 9 of the Articles of Association to read as follows:
"9 § Notice of the General Meeting of Shareholders
The General Meeting of Shareholders shall be convened by a notice published in a national daily newspaper or on the Company's website, not earlier than two (2) months and no later than three (3) weeks prior to the date of the General Meeting of Shareholders but at least nine (9) days prior to the record date of the General Meeting of Shareholders.
In order to be entitled to attend the meeting, the shareholder shall have to notify the Company of the intention to attend by the date specified in the notice to the meeting, which date may not be earlier than ten (10) days prior to the meeting."
The current Articles of Association are presented in their entirety on Huhtamäki Oyj's website www.huhtamaki.com. Resolutions of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders were published in a Stock Exchange Release on April 24, 2012.
For further information, please contact:
Sami Pauni, Group Vice President, Legal, and General Counsel, tel. +358 10 686 7872
Huhtamaki Group is a leading manufacturer of consumer and specialty packaging with 2011 net sales totaling EUR 2 billion. Foodservice and consumer goods markets are served by approximately 14,000 people in 61 manufacturing units and several sales offices in 31 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.