Nurminen Logistics Plc Stock Exchange Release 27 February 2018 at 11.00 am
Nurminen Logistics’ shareholders who represent in total approximately 80.2 % of the voting rights of the company’s shares, have made a proposal to the Annual General Meeting to be held on 11 April 2018 for the number and election of Board members.
Proposal for the number and election of members of the Board of Directors
Shareholders of the company who represent in total approximately 80.2 % of the voting rights of the company’s shares, propose to the General Meeting that the number of Board members shall be raised to six (6). The same shareholders propose that Alexey Grom, Juha Nurminen, Jukka Nurminen and Olli Pohjanvirta of the current members are re-elected and Irmeli Rytkönen and Kari Savolainen are elected as new members, for the term ending at the close of the Annual General Meeting in 2019.
Of the proposed new members, Irmeli Rytkönen, Master of Laws (b. 1959) is CEO of Gigantti Oy Ab. Rytkönen is a retail professional who, in addition to managing Gigantti, is acting as a member of the Board of XXL Sports & Outdoor.
The other new Board member proposed by the shareholders is Kari Savolainen, Master of Science (b. 1954). Savolainen has an extensive experience in service and logistics. Previously, Savolainen has acted as CEO of Finavia Plc in 2012–2017 and as CEO of Steveco Oy in 2005–2012.
All candidates have consented to being elected. Essential information regarding the proposed persons will be published on the Nurminen Logistics website at http://www.nurminenlogistics.com/Investors/Corporate-Governance/Annual-General-Meeting/.
Nurminen Logistics Plc
Board of Directors
For more information, please contact: Olli Pohjanvirta, Chairman of the Board
Tel. +358 40 900 6977
Nurminen Logistics is a listed company established in 1886 that offers logistics services. The company provides high-quality forwarding, cargo handling and value added services as well as railway transports and related to it project transport services to its customers. The main market areas of Nurminen Logistics are Finland, Russia and its neighbouring countries.