Finnair Plc Stock exchange release 25 October 2013 at 10:55 EET
The following persons have been appointed to Finnair's Shareholders' Nomination Board:
Eero Heliövaara, Director General of the Government Ownership Steering Department, Prime Minister's Office (Chairman); Robin Backman, Portfolio Manager, KEVA; and Per Wennberg, Director, Skagen funds. In addition, the Chairman of Finnair's Board of Directors Klaus Heinemann is a member of the Shareholders' Nomination Board.
According to the resolution by the Annual General Meeting, held on 27 March 2013, the Shareholders' Nomination Board is now a permanent body in Finnair's corporate governance and consists of four members. The Company’s three largest shareholders are each entitled to appoint one member to the Nomination Board. The right to nominate is determined on the basis of the registered holdings in Finnair's shareholder register as of the first weekday in September. The fourth member is the Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors.
The purpose and task of the Nomination Board is to prepare and present a proposal to the Annual General Meeting on the number of the members of the Board of Directors, on the members of the Board of Directors as well as on their remuneration. In addition, the Nomination Board is responsible for identifying candidates as potential board members.
The now appointed Nomination Board will forward its proposals for the Annual General Meeting to Finnair's Board of Directors by 31 January 2014.
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