Munksjö Oyj: Nomination Board appointed

MUNKSJÖ OYJ, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 16 June 2016 at 2:30 p.m CEST Munksjö Oyj: Nomination Board appointed Munksjö’s Nomination Board has been appointed. The Nomination Board comprises representatives of the three largest shareholders of the company and, in addition, two expert members: the Chairman of the Board of Directors and a person nominated by the Board of Directors. The following three persons have been appointed as representatives in the Nomination Board: - Thomas Ahlström (Ahlström Capital Oy and other shareholders as mentioned below), - Alexander Ehrnrooth (Viknum AB) and - Mikko Mursula (Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company). The Chairman of the Board of Directors Peter Seligson will, according to the charter of the Nomination Board, act as an expert member of the Nomination Board in addition to which the Board of Directors has elected Mats Lindstrand as the second expert member of the Nomination Board. The Nomination Board has among its members elected Thomas Ahlström as Chairman. The right to nominate the shareholder representatives lies with those three shareholders whose share of all the voting rights in the company is on 31 May preceding the next Annual General Meeting the largest on the basis of the shareholders’ register of Munksjö held by Euroclear Finland Ltd and the register of shareholders held by Euroclear Sweden AB. The Nomination Board has been appointed by Viknum AB, Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company and one group of shareholders, as described below. Holdings by a group of shareholders, who have agreed to nominate a joint representative to the Nomination Board, are summed up when calculating the share of all the voting rights, provided that the shareholders in question present a joint written request to that effect together with a copy of such an agreement to the Chairman of the Board no later than on 30 May preceding the Annual General Meeting. Munksjö has been informed that such an agreement has been made by AC Invest Five B.V. (a fully owned subsidiary of Ahlström Capital Oy), Kai Nahi, Niklas Lund, Kasper Kylmälä, Michael Sumelius and Carl Ahlström. On 31 May 2016, the holding of the shareholder group consisting of AC Invest Five B.V. and other shareholders as described above amounted to 9,268,350 (18.2%), the holding of Viknum AB amounted to 6,050,000 (11.8%) and the holding of Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company to 4,101,899 (8.0%). The Nomination Board prepares proposals to the Annual General Meeting for the election and remuneration of the members of the Board of Directors and the remuneration of the members of the Board committees and the Nomination Board. Munksjö Oyj For further information, please contact: Anna Selberg, SVP Communications, tel. +46 10 250 10 32 Laura Lindholm, Head of Investor Relations, tel. +46 72 703 63 36 Munksjö - Intelligent paper technology Munksjö is a world-leading manufacturer of advanced paper products developed with intelligent paper technology. Munksjö offers customer-specific innovative design and functionality in areas ranging from flooring, kitchens and furnishings to release papers, consumer-friendly packaging and energy transmission. The transition to a sustainable society is a natural driving force for Munksjö's growth as the products can replace non-renewable materials. This is what "Made by Munksjö" stands for. Given Munksjö's global presence and way of integrating with the customers, the company forms a worldwide service organisation with approximately 2,900 employees and 15 facilities located in France, Sweden, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil and China. Munksjö's share is listed on Nasdaq in Helsinki and Stockholm. Read more at