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Company Announcement 27 April 2021 at 5.15 p.m. (CEST)
Resolutions of Savosolar Plc's Annual General Meeting and the Board of Directors
The Annual General Meeting of Savosolar Plc was held on 27 April 2021 under special arrangements in Helsinki. In order to limit the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Annual General Meeting was held without shareholders' or their proxy representatives' presence at the meeting venue. Shareholders and their proxy representatives could participate in the meeting and exercise shareholder rights only by voting in advance and by making counterproposals and presenting questions in advance. The Annual General Meeting supported all the proposals presented to the meeting.
Annual accounts for 2020
The General Meeting adopted the annual accounts for the financial period 2020 and resolved not to pay any dividend and that the loss of the financial period EUR – 4,977,020.37, shall be transferred to retained earnings/loss account.
Resolution on the discharge from liability of the members of the Board of Directors and the CEO
The General Meeting resolved to grant discharge from liability for the members of the Board of Directors and the CEO for the period 1 January 2020 – 31 December 2020 as well as for the preparation of the annual accounts.
Resolution on remuneration of the members of the Board of Directors
The General Meeting resolved that the members of the Board of Directors to be paid the following remuneration for the term that begins at the end of the Annual General Meeting and ends at the end of the next Annual General Meeting: EUR 21,600 for the Chairman of the Board and EUR 10,800 for each of the other members of the Board.
Approximately 40 per cent of the remuneration to be paid to the members of the Board of Directors will be paid by giving to the Board members company's new shares based on the Board of Directors’ share issue authorization and approximately 60 per cent in cash. Cash portion of the remuneration is proposed to be paid in 12 monthly instalments to the extent it exceeds the amount of tax withholding from the remuneration. The number of remuneration shares will be determined on the basis of the value of the company's share in First North Growth Market Finland as follows: the volume weighted average price of the Savosolar Plc’s share within two (2) weeks following the publication of the half-year report for the period 1 January - 30 June 2021 will be used as the value of share.
Alternatively, if so resolved by the Board of Directors, the remuneration shares can be purchased in the name of and on behalf of the Board members. In such case the company will pay any costs and transfer tax related to the purchase of the company shares.
If the shares cannot be given due to insider regulations during the before mentioned time periods, the shares shall be given outright once it is possible in accordance with the insider regulations in force at that time. Members of the Board of Directors are not allowed to transfer the shares obtained as remuneration before their membership in the Board has ended.
In addition, it was resolved that the members of the Board of Directors are reimbursed for reasonable travel and lodging costs. Travel and lodging costs are not compensated to those members of the Board of Directors who reside in the greater Helsinki area when the meetings are held in the greater Helsinki area.
Election of members of the Board of Directors
The General Meeting re-elected Feodor Aminoff, Eero Auranne, Mikael Lemström and Ari Virtanen as members of the Board of Directors.
The General Meeting resolved that the auditor’s fees will be paid according to the auditor’s reasonable invoice approved by the company. Auditing firm Tilintarkastus Inkeröinen & Himanen Oy was elected as the company's auditor. Tilintarkastus Inkeröinen & Himanen Oy has informed that the principal auditor will be Juho Himanen, Authorised Public Accountant.
Organizing meeting of the Board of Directors
The Board of Directors elected in the Annual General Meeting held its organizing meeting after the Annual General Meeting and elected amongst its members Eero Auranne as the Chairman of the Board.
For more information:
Managing Director Jari Varjotie
Phone: +358 400 419 734
Savosolar with its highly efficient collectors and large-scale solar thermal systems has taken solar thermal technology to the next level. The company’s collectors are equipped with the patented nano-coated direct flow absorbers, and with this leading technology, Savosolar helps its customers to produce competitive clean energy. Savosolar’s vision is to be the first-choice supplier to high performance solar installations on a global scale. Focus is on large-scale applications like district heating, industrial process heating and real estate systems – market segments with a big potential for rapid growth. The company primarily delivers complete systems from design to installation, using the best local partners. Savosolar is known as the most innovative company in the business and aims to stay as such. The company has sold and delivered its products to almost 20 countries on four continents. Savosolar’s shares are listed on Nasdaq First North Growth Market Sweden with the ticker SAVOS and on Nasdaq First North Growth Market Finland with the ticker SAVOH. www.savosolar.com.
The company’s Certified Adviser is Augment Partners AB, email@example.com, phone: +46 8-604 22 55.