AHLSTROM-MUNKSJÖ OYJ, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE, August 20, 2018 at 4:15 PM EEST
The Shareholders’ Nomination Board of Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj has today submitted the following proposals to the Extraordinary General Meeting of the company. The notice to convene the Extraordinary General Meeting will be published later on by the Board of Directors.
Resolution on the number of members of the Board of Directors
The Shareholders’ Nomination Board of Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj proposes that the number of members of the Board of Directors be nine (9).
Election of new member of the Board of Directors
The Nomination Board proposes that the number of members of the Board of Directors shall be nine (9) and that Lasse Heinonen is elected new member of the Board, in addition to the eight (8) members of the Board elected at the Annual General Meeting held on March 21, 2018, for a period ending at the close of the next Annual General Meeting. The nominee has given his consent to the election.
Lasse Heinonen (born 1968), Finnish Citizen, M.Sc. (Econ.), is currently CEO of Ahlström Capital Oy. Prior to joining Ahlström Capital Oy, Lasse Heinonen was the CFO of Tieto Corporation. He also had various senior roles in the leadership team of Tieto Corporation since he joined the company in 2011. Before that Lasse Heinonen was CFO and Executive Vice President of Finnair Plc as well as Head of Cargo & Aviation Services. He has also held several management positions in the medical and chemical industry within Finland, Turkey and Switzerland.
Lasse Heinonen is considered independent of the Company but not of the Company’s significant shareholder AC Invest Five B.V., in the parent company of which, Ahlström Capital Oy, he is the President and CEO.
A CV of the proposed new member of the Board of Directors is available on the company’s website at www.ahlstrom-munksjo.com/egm-2018.
The new member of the Board of Directors shall be paid annual fees in proportion to the length of his term of office.
The Nomination Board of Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj
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Mikael Lilius, Chairman of the Nomination Board of Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj, can be reached via the email address 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 2.2 billion and we employ 6,000 people. The Ahlstrom-Munksjö share is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki and Stockholm. Read more at www.ahlstrom-munksjo.com.