KONECRANES PLC STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE June 11, 2020 at 11:30 EEST
Konecranes Plc Board of Directors’ organizing meeting
In the first meeting of the Board of Directors of Konecranes Plc after the Annual General Meeting the Board of Directors elected Mr. Christoph Vitzthum Chairman of the Board.
The Board of Directors has an Audit Committee and a Human Resources Committee.
Mr. Ulf Liljedahl was elected Chairman of the Audit Committee, and Mr. Niko Mokkila and Ms. Päivi Rekonen as Committee members. Ms. Janina Kugel was elected Chairwoman of the Human Resources Committee, and Mr. Per Vegard Nerseth and Mr. Christoph Vitzthum as Committee members.
Ms. Janina Kugel, Mr. Ulf Liljedahl, Mr. Per Vegard Nerseth, Ms. Päivi Rekonen and Mr. Christoph Vitzthum are deemed to be independent of the Company and any significant shareholders. While Mr. Niko Mokkila is deemed to be independent of the company, he is deemed to be dependent of a significant shareholder of the Company based on his current position as Managing Director at Hartwall Capital Oy Ab. While Mr. Janne Martin is deemed to independent of any significant shareholders, he is deemed to be dependent of the Company due to his current position as an employee of Konecranes.
Kiira Fröberg, Investor Relations
Kiira Fröberg, Investor Relations, tel. +358 (0) 20 427 2050
Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports and terminals. Konecranes provides productivity enhancing lifting solutions as well as services for lifting equipment of all makes. In 2019, Group sales totaled EUR 3.33 billion. Including MHE-Demag, the Group has around 18,000 employees in 50 countries. Konecranes shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki (symbol: KCR).