Complementing recommendation by the Nomination Committee of Oriola-KD Corporation concerning the Board of Directors to be elected by the 2014 Annual General Meeting
Oriola-KD Corporation Stock Exchange Release 18 February 2014 at 11.30 a.m.
Complementing recommendation by the Nomination Committee of Oriola-KD
Corporation concerning the Board of Directors to be elected by the 2014 Annual
Oriola-KD Corporation has on 30 January 2014 published a Stock Exchange Release
according to which the candidates for the Board of Directors of Oriola-KD for
the term of office beginning at the Annual General Meeting 2014 and ending at
the closing of the Annual General Meeting 2015 are Jukka Alho, Harry Brade, Per
Båtelson, Karsten Slotte and new members of the Board of Directors Anja Korhonen
and Matti Rihko. After Karsten Slotte's indication that he is not available for
election to the Board of Directors, the Nomination Committee of the company has
as its complementing recommendation to the Board of Directors recommended that
Kuisma Niemelä is proposed to be elected new member of the Board of Directors.
The Nomination Committee has assessed Kuisma Niemelä to be independent of the
The Nomination Committee has additionally recommended that the Board of
Directors propose to the 2014 Annual General Meeting that Jukka Alho would be
re-elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors.
The Nomination Committee appointed by the Board of Directors of Oriola-KD on 2
October 2013 consists of Jukka Alho, Harry Brade, Matti Kavetvuo, Timo
Ritakallio, Into Ylppö and Pekka Pajamo as chairman.
Presentation of Kuisma Niemelä:
Kuisma Niemelä, b. 1958, M.Sc.
Primary career: CEO and Chairman of the Board of SOK (Suomen Osuuskauppojen
keskuskunta) 2010-2013; Different leadership positions within the SOK-group
during 30 years.
Key positions of trust: Member of the Board of Directors of: Joutsen Finland Oy
(2014-) and Relink Oy (2014-).
Board of Directors
For additional information, please contact:
Chairman of the Board of Directors
tel. +358 40 7367433
General Counsel, secretary to the Board of Directors
tel. +358 10 429 5761
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