CARGOTEC CORPORATION, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE, 18 MARCH 2015 AT 3:30 PM (EET)
Cargotec's Board of Directors organising meeting 2015
Cargotec Corporation's Board of Directors elected by the Annual General Meeting has in its organising meeting elected Ilkka Herlin to continue as Chairman of the Board. Tapio Hakakari was elected to continue as Vice Chairman.
The Board of Directors considers all members to be independent of the company and all except Ilkka Herlin and Peter Immonen to be independent of major shareholders.
The Board of Directors decided to continue the practice that the members are to keep the Cargotec shares they have obtained in remuneration under their ownership for at least two years from the day they obtained them. The shares will be purchased at market price on a quarterly basis.
The Board of Directors elected among its members Ilkka Herlin, Teuvo Salminen and Anja Silvennoinen as members of the Audit and Risk Management Committee. Teuvo Salminen was re-elected as Chairman of the committee. The Board considers that the membership of Ilkka Herlin, as a significant shareholder, in the committee is warranted.
Board members Jorma Eloranta, Tapio Hakakari, Ilkka Herlin and Peter Immonen were elected to the Nomination and Compensation Committee. Ilkka Herlin was re-elected as Chairman of the committee.
Outi Aaltonen, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, will continue as Secretary to the Board.
Eeva Sipilä, Executive Vice President and CFO, tel. +358 20 777 4104
Outi Aaltonen, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, tel. +358 20 777 4020
Cargotec shapes the cargo handling industry for the benefit of its customers and shareholders. Cargotec's business areas MacGregor, Kalmar and Hiab are recognised leaders in cargo and load handling solutions around the world. Their global network is positioned close to customers and offers extensive services that ensure a continuous, reliable and sustainable performance according to customers' needs. Cargotec's sales totalled approximately EUR 3.4 billion in 2014 and it employs approximately 11,000 people. Cargotec's class B shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd under symbol CGCBV. www.cargotec.com