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Harvia Plc, Stock Exchange Release, September 10, 2021 at 9.00 AM EEST
Harvia Plc’s Annual General Meeting, held April 2, 2020 resolved that a shareholders’ nomination board shall be established to prepare proposals concerning the election and remuneration of the Board Members as well as the remuneration of the members of the various Board committees that will be submitted to future Annual General Meetings and to any Extraordinary General Meetings where necessary.
Pursuant to the Board’s proposal, the shareholders’ nomination board would be comprised of representatives appointed by the company’s four largest shareholders. Each year, those four shareholders that hold the largest share of the votes conferred by all shares in the company on the first working day of the September preceding the applicable Annual General Meeting pursuant to the shareholders’ register maintained by Euroclear Finland Ltd will be entitled to appoint members that represent the shareholders.
The following members have been appointed to Harvia Plc’s shareholders nomination board:
Juho Lipsanen, Onvest Oy, Member of the Board
Heikki Savolainen, WestStar Oy, Managing Director
Pertti Harvia, Tiipeti Oy, Chairman of the Board
Annika Ekman, Keskinäinen Eläkevakuutusyhtiö Ilmarinen, Head of Direct Equity Investments
In addition, Olli Liitola, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Harvia, serves as an expert in the Nomination Board without being a member.
The now appointed Nomination Board will forward its proposals for the 2022 Annual General Meeting to the Board of Directors by 31 January 2022.
Olli Liitola, Chairman of the Board of Directors, tel. +358 40 060 5040
Ari Vesterinen, CFO, tel. +358 40 505 0440
Harvia in short
Harvia is one of the leading companies operating in the sauna and spa market globally, as measured by revenue. Harvia's brands and product portfolio are well-known in the market and the company’s comprehensive product portfolio strives to meet the needs of the international sauna and spa market of both private and professional customers.
Harvia’s revenue totaled EUR 109.1 million in 2020. Harvia Group employs more than 800 professionals in Finland, China and Hong Kong, Romania, Austria, United States, Germany, Estonia, Sweden and Russia. The company is headquartered in Muurame, Finland, adjacent to its largest sauna and sauna component manufacturing facility.