3.5.2011 12:00
Stock Exchange releases

Helena Walldén elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Fingrid Oyj

Fingrid Oyj’s Annual General Meeting was held in Helsinki today, 3 May 2011. The Annual General Meeting accepted the financial statements for 2010, confirmed the income statement and balance sheet, and discharged the members of the Board of Directors and the President from liability.
The Annual General Meeting accepted amendments to the company’s articles of association. The foremost amendments concerned the reduction of the number of the members of the Board from seven to five, abolishing the stipulation that decisions by the Board require a majority of three quarters, and raising the number of members on the company’s Advisory Committee from twelve to fourteen.
 
The Annual General Meeting elected the Chairman, Deputy Chairman and other Board members as well as their personal deputy members for Fingrid Oyj for 2011. Moreover, two members and deputy members were elected. Their terms of office will finish after the changes to the company’s articles of association have been registered.
 
Members of the Board
 
Helena Walldén (Chairman), M.Sc. (Tech.)
Arto Lepistö (Deputy Chairman), Deputy Director General, Ministry of Employment and the Economy
Elina Engman, Vice President, Energy, Kemira Oyj
Timo Kärkkäinen, Senior Portfolio Manager, Mutual Pension Insurance Company Ilmarinen
Esko Raunio, Director, Private Equity Real Estate Investments, Tapiola Mutual Pension Insurance Company
 
Personal deputy members
 
Antti Riivari, Senior Advisor, Ministry of Employment and the Economy
Timo Ritonummi, Senior Engineer, Ministry of Employment and the Economy
Marja Hanski, Ministerial Advisor, Ministry of Employment and the Economy
Mikko Räsänen, Head of Private Equity, Mutual Pension Insurance Company Ilmarinen
Jari Eklund, Director, Tapiola-Group
 
The Annual General Meeting decided to pay a dividend of 2,018.26 euros per share as proposed by the Board of Directors, i.e. a total of 6,710,698.27 euros.
 
Authorised Public Accountants PricewaterhouseCoopers Oy was elected as the auditor of the company.
 
Further information:
Jukka Ruusunen, President & CEO, tel. +358 30 395 5140 or +358 40 593 8428
Tom Pippingsköld, CFO, +358 30 395 5157 or +358 40 519 5041