UPM-Kymmene Corporation Stock Exchange Release/Other information disclosed according to the rules of the Exchange 30 March 2021 at 16:10 EET
Björn Wahlroos continues to chair the Board of Directors of UPM-Kymmene Corporation
Björn Wahlroos was re-elected as Chair, and Berndt Brunow as Deputy Chair of the Board of Directors of UPM-Kymmene Corporation at the Board of Directors’ constitutive meeting that took place today following the Annual General Meeting.
In addition, the Board of Directors elected the chairs and other members to the Board committees from among its members:
Kim Wahl was elected to chair the Audit Committee, and Jari Gustafsson and Marjan Oudeman were elected as other committee members.
Henrik Ehrnrooth was elected to chair the Remuneration Committee, and Emma FitzGerald and Martin à Porta were elected as other committee members.
Björn Wahlroos was re-elected to chair the Nomination and Governance Committee, and Berndt Brunow and Piia-Noora Kauppi were elected as other committee members.
As assessed by the Board, all committee members are independent of both the Company and its significant shareholders so the committees fulfil their respective independence criteria as set out in the Finnish Corporate Governance Code.
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