ALMA MEDIA CORP. STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 8 MARCH 2005, 15.30 1 (1)
DECISIONS OF ALMA MEDIA CORPORATION'S ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Alma Media's Annual General Meeting approved the amendment to the articles of association removing the redemption obligation. The number of members of the Board of Directors was increased from six to seven. New members elected to the Board were Daniel Sachs and Harri Suutari. No dividend was paid on the financial year.
The AGM of Alma Media Corporation held on 8 March 2005 confirmed the financial statements for the financial year 1 January - 31 December 2004 and discharged the Board of Directors and the President and CEO from liability for the year.
Board members serve for a term of one year and therefore all the members of the Board were in turn for retirement. Bengt Braun, Lauri Helve, Matti Häkkinen, Matti Kavetvuo and Kari Stadigh were re-elected. Daniel Sachs and Harri Suutari were elected as new members.
The meeting appointed Mauri Palvi APA and the firm of authorized public accountants KPMG Oy Ab as the company's auditors.
Convening after the Annual General Meeting the Board of Directors elected Kari Stadigh as the chairman and Matti Kavetvuo as the deputy chairman.
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