Proposals on the Board composition and remuneration by Shareholders’ Nomination Board of Sponda
Stock Exchange Announcement
30 January 2014, 12:30
Proposals on the Board composition and remuneration by Shareholders’ Nomination
Board of Sponda
In its meeting, the Shareholders’ Nomination Board of Sponda has decided to propose to the Annual General Meeting to be held 19 March 2014 that the Board will consist of seven members. The Nomination Board further propose that Kaj-Gustaf Bergh, Christian Elfving, Juha Laaksonen, Arja Talma and Raimo Valo to be re-elected for the Board of Directors and that Paul Hartwall and Leena Laitinen to be elected as new members of the Board of Directors.
The Nomination Board proposes to the Annual General Meeting that the annual remuneration payable to the members of the Board to be elected at the Annual General Meeting for the term until the close of the Annual General Meeting in 2015: EUR 60,000 for the Chairman, EUR 36,000 for the Vice Chairman, and EUR 31,200 for each member. Additional compensation of EUR 1,000 shall be paid for the Chairman of the Board for the Board meetings attended and EUR 600 shall be paid for the members of the Board for the Board meetings attended. The Nomination Board proposes that EUR 600 shall be paid for member of the Board for committee meetings and EUR 1,000 shall be paid for the Chairman of the Audit Committee for the Audit Committee meetings attended. The Nomination Board proposes that 40 % of the fixed annual remuneration be paid in Sponda shares purchased from the market. The shares will be purchased within two weeks from the release of the interim report January 1 – March 31, 2014 of Sponda Plc.
The Board of Directors will incorporate the proposals into the Annual General meeting notice which will be published later.
The Shareholders’ Nomination Board consisted of three largest shareholders on 30 September 2013:
Oy Palsk Ab, Kaj-Gustaf Bergh; Mutual Pension Fund Varma, Risto Murto; and HC LPN Holding Oy Ab, Peter Therman.
For further information, please contact: Kaj-Gustaf Bergh, Chairman of the Shareholders’ Nomination Board, Tel. +358 40 524 7730.
President and CEO
Sponda Plc is a property investment company specializing in commercial properties in the largest cities in Finland. Sponda’s business concept is to own, lease and develop retail and office properties and shopping centres into environments that promote the business success of its clients. The fair value of Sponda’s investment properties is approximately EUR 3.3 billion and the leasable area is around 1.4 million m².