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Decisions of Destia’s Annual General Meeting and Board of Directors

Mon 01 Jun 2020 04:22:00 PM EEST

The Annual General Meeting of Destia Group Plc’s Board of Directors confirmed on 6 May 2020 the company’s financial statements from 2019 and discharged the CEO and members of the Board from liability.

The Annual General Meeting decided, as proposed by the Board of Directors, that from the financial period that ended on 31 December 2019, EUR 10 million will be distributed as capital repayment from the non-restricted equity fund.

Composition of the Board of Directors

The number of the members of the Board of Directors was confirmed at six (6). Juhani Pitkäkoski was re-elected as the Chair of the Board of Directors. Marcus Ahlström, Lasse Heinonen, Soile Kankaanpää, Pasi Koota and Juha Nurmi were re-elected as members of the Board of Directors. All members of the Board of Directors have given their consent for the role.

Based on the Board’s assessment of independence, all members of the Board are independent of the company and the owner with the following exceptions: Lasse Heinonen and Pasi Koota are not independent of the owner.

Election of the auditor and compensation

The Annual General Meeting re-elected KPMG Oy Ab as Destia Group Plc’s auditor, with Kim Järvi as the auditor with principal responsibility. The compensation of the auditor will be paid according to the accepted invoice.

Board of Directors organising meeting was held

The Board of Directors organising meeting was held on 26 May 2020. The Vice Chair of the Board of Directors and the composition of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee were elected in the meeting. Lasse Heinonen will continue as the Board of Directors Vice Chair. Pasi Koota was elected as Chair of the Audit Committee, and Marcus Ahlström and Juha Nurmi as members. Juhani Pitkäkoski was elected as Chair of the Remuneration Committee, and Lasse Heinonen and Soile Kankaanpää as members.

Further information: CEO Tero Kiviniemi, tel. +358 (0)20 444 4000