KONECRANES PLC STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE June 15, 2022 at 8:00 pm EEST
Konecranes Plc: Board of Directors’ organizing meeting
Konecranes’ Board of Directors elected in today’s Annual General Meeting has held its first meeting.
Christoph Vitzthum was as elected Chairman of the Board and Pasi Laine was elected as Vice Chairman of the Board in the Annual General Meeting.
The Board of Directors decided to continue with an Audit Committee and a Human Resources Committee.
Ulf Liljedahl was elected Chairman of the Audit Committee, and Niko Mokkila and Päivi Rekonen as Committee members. Janina Kugel was elected Chairwoman of the Human Resources Committee, and Per Vegard Nerseth and Christoph Vitzthum as Committee members.
All Board members with the exception of Sami Piittisjärvi are deemed to be independent of the Company and all Board members with the exception of Niko Mokkila and Pauli Anttila are deemed to be independent of the Company's significant shareholders.
Sami Piittisjärvi is deemed not to be independent of the Company due to his current position as an employee of Konecranes. Niko Mokkila is deemed not to be independent of a significant shareholder of the Company based on his current position as Managing Director at Hartwall Capital Oy Ab. Pauli Anttila is deemed not to be independent of a significant shareholder of the Company based on his current position as Investment Director and Member of the Management Team at Solidium Oy.
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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 2021, Group sales totaled EUR 3.2 billion. The Group has approximately 16,600 employees in around 50 countries. Konecranes shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki (symbol: KCR).