Resolutions of Huhtamäki Oyj's Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
HUHTAMÄKI OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 25.4.2013 AT 15:35
Huhtamäki Oyj's Annual General Meeting of Shareholders was held in Helsinki on April 25, 2013. The meeting adopted the Company's Annual Accounts and the Consolidated Annual Accounts for 2012 and discharged the members of the Company's Board of Directors and the CEO from liability.
Dividend for 2012 was set at EUR 0.56 per share, as proposed by the Board of Directors. The dividend will be paid to a shareholder who on the record date April 30, 2013 is registered as a shareholder in the Company's shareholders' register held by Euroclear Finland Ltd. The dividend will be paid on May 8, 2013.
Composition of the Board of Directors
Seven (7) members of the Board of Directors were elected for a term ending at the end of the next Annual General Meeting. To the Board of Directors were re-elected Ms. Eija Ailasmaa, Mr. Pekka Ala-Pietilä, Mr. William R. Barker, Mr. Rolf Börjesson, Ms. Maria Mercedes Corrales, Mr. Jukka Suominen and Ms. Sandra Turner.
The Board of Directors convened immediately after the Annual General Meeting and elected Mr. Pekka Ala-Pietilä as Chairman of the Board and Mr. Jukka Suominen as Vice-Chairman of the Board.
Remuneration of the members of the Board of Directors
The Annual General Meeting confirmed the following annual remuneration for the members of the Board of Directors: for the Chairman EUR 100,000, for the Vice-Chairman EUR 60,000 and for the other members EUR 50,000. In addition, a meeting fee of EUR 600 per meeting shall be paid to all members for the Board and Board Committee meetings they attend with the following exceptions: EUR 2,000 per meeting to the Chairman of the Audit Committee, EUR 1,000 per meeting to other members of the Audit Committee, EUR 1,200 per meeting to the Chairman of the Human Resources Committee and EUR 1,200 per meeting to the Chairman of the Nomination Committee. Traveling expenses shall be compensated in accordance with the Company policy.
The Authorized Public Accountant firm Ernst & Young Oy was elected as Auditor of the Company for the financial year January 1 - December 31, 2013. Mr. Harri Pärssinen, APA, shall be the Auditor with principal responsibility.
Mr. Manne Airaksinen, Attorney-at-Law, chaired the meeting.
The minutes of the Annual General Meeting will be available on the Company's website at www.huhtamaki.com as from May 8, 2013.
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 2012 net sales totaling EUR 2.3 billion. Foodservice and consumer goods markets are served by approximately 14,400 people in 64 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 NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. Additional information is available at www.huhtamaki.com.