Alma Media Corporation Stock Exchange Release 18 March 2014 at 16:00 EET
ALMA MEDIA CORPORATION: CHANGES TO THE PROPOSAL BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS' NOMINATION AND COMPENSATION COMMITTEE TO THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
After the publication of the Notice to the Ordinary Annual General Meeting of Alma Media Corporation, Mr Timo Aukia, member of the Board of Directors, has cancelled his permission for his election for the Board's next term of office.
The Nomination and Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors proposes to the Annual General Meeting that seven (7) members serve on the Board of Directors, as stated in the Notice to the Annual General Meeting, and that Mr Esa Lager, LLM, MSc (Econ), be elected new member of the Board for the term of office extending until the end of the subsequent Annual General Meeting.
Mr Lager's personal information and information on his positions of trust can be found in the attachment to this release and on the company website at http://www.almamedia.com/investors/corporate-governance/general-meeting/2014/. Mr Lager has confirmed his availability for election to Alma Media's Board of Directors.
Shareholders representing more than half of the company's share capital, and the votes conferred by those shares, have announced they support the Nomination and Compensation Committee's proposal.
ALMA MEDIA CORPORATION
Vice President, Corporate Communications and IR
More information: Mikko Korttila, General Counsel, Alma Media Corporation, tel. +358 10 665 2201
Distribution: NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, main media
Alma Media in brief
Alma Media is a media company focusing on digital services and publishing. In addition to news services, the company's products provide useful information related to lifestyle, career and business development. The services of Alma Media have expanded from Finland to the Nordic countries, the Baltic States and Central Europe. The company employs 1,965 professionals (excluding distributors), of whom approximately one third are based outside Finland. Alma Media's revenue in 2013 totalled approximately MEUR 300. Alma Media's share is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. Read more at www.almamedia.com.