AHLSTROM-MUNKSJÖ OYJ, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE June 7, 2017 at 15:45 CEST
Composition of Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s Nomination Board
Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s Nomination Board has been appointed. The Nomination Board comprises representatives of the three largest shareholders of the company and, in addition, two expert members: the Chairman of the Board of Directors and a person nominated by the Board of Directors. The following three persons have been appointed as representatives in the Nomination Board:
· Thomas Ahlström (Ahlström Capital Oy and other shareholders mentioned below)
· Alexander Ehrnrooth (Viknum AB and Belgrano Inversiones Oy)
· Mikko Mursula (Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company)
The Chairman of the Board of Directors Hans Sohlström will, according to the charter of the Nomination Board, acts as an expert member of the Nomination Board. In addition, the Board of Directors has elected Peter Seligson as the second expert member of the Nomination Board.
The Nomination Board has among its members elected Thomas Ahlström as Chairman. The right to nominate the shareholder representatives lies with those three shareholders whose share of all the voting rights in the company is on May 31 preceding the next Annual General Meeting the largest on the basis of the shareholders’ register of Ahlstrom-Munksjö held by Euroclear Finland Ltd and the register of shareholders held by Euroclear Sweden AB.
The Nomination Board has been appointed by the two groups of shareholders described below and llmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company. Holdings by a group of shareholders, who have agreed to nominate a joint representative to the Nomination Board, are summed up when calculating the share of all the voting rights, provided that the shareholders in question present a joint written request to that effect together with a copy of such an agreement to the Chairman of the Board no later than on May 30 preceding the Annual General Meeting.
Ahlstrom-Munksjö has been informed that such an agreement has been made by AC Invest Five B.V., AC Invest Six B.V. (both fully owned subsidiaries of Ahlström Capital Oy), Kai Nahi, Johan Gullichsen, Carl Ahlström and Peter Seligson. On May 31, 2017, the holding of the shareholder group consisting of AC Invest Five B.V., AC Invest Six B.V. and other shareholders as described above amounted to 18,499,118 shares (19.18%). Ahlstrom-Munksjö has also been informed that such agreement has been made by Viknum AB and Belgrano Inversiones Oy. The holding of the group amounted to 12,160,595 shares (12.61%), and the holding of Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company to 4,474,546 shares (4.64%).
The Nomination Board prepares proposals to the Annual General Meeting for the election and remuneration of the members of the Board of Directors and the remuneration of the members of the Board committees and the Nomination Board.
For further information, please contact:
Juho Erkheikki, Investor and Media Relations Manager, tel. +358 50 413 45 83, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ahlstrom-Munksjö in brief
Ahlstrom-Munksjö is a global leader in fiber-based materials, supplying innovative and sustainable solutions to customers worldwide. Our offerings include decor paper, filter media, release liners, abrasive backings, nonwovens, electrotechnical paper, glass fiber materials, food packaging and labeling, tape, medical fiber materials and solutions for diagnostics. Combined annual net sales are about EUR 2.15 billion and we employ 6,000 people. The Ahlstrom-Munksjö share is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki and Stockholm. The company was formed on April 1, 2017 through the merger of Ahlstrom Corporation and Munksjö Oyj. Read more at www.ahlstrom-munksjo.com.