Kemira Oyj’s shareholders’ meeting, the Company’s highest decision-making body, is held at least once a year. The Annual General Meeting (AGM) must be held each year by the end of May.
The AGM makes decisions on matters within its competence under the Companies Act and the Articles of Association, such as the adoption of the financial statements and dividend payout, the discharge of Board members and the Managing Director and his Deputy from liability, the election of the Chairman, Vice Chairman and other members of the Board of Directors and their emoluments, and the election of the auditor and the auditor’s fees.
Notice to the shareholders’ meeting shall be released on the Company’s website no earlier than two months and no later than three weeks before the meeting, however, at least nine days before the record date of the meeting. Additionally, if so decided by the Board of Directors, the Company may publish the notice to the shareholders’ meeting in one nationwide newspaper.
Kemira Oyj’s Annual General Meeting was held in Helsinki on March 21, 2012. The meeting was attended by 638 shareholders either in person or by proxy, together representing around 62% of the shareholders’ votes. The documents related to the AGM are available on Kemira’s website.