Published: 2017-04-06 15:25:00 CEST
Marimekko Corporation
Decisions of general meeting

RESOLUTIONS OF MARIMEKKO CORPORATION’S ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ CONSTITUTIVE MEETING

Marimekko Corporation, Stock Exchange Release, 6 April 2017 at 4.25 p.m.

RESOLUTIONS OF MARIMEKKO CORPORATION’S ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ CONSTITUTIVE MEETING

At Marimekko Corporation’s Annual General Meeting, held today, and at the subsequent constitutive meeting of the Board of Directors, the following resolutions were passed.

A. THE RESOLUTIONS OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Adoption of the financial statements


Marimekko Corporation’s income statement and balance sheet and the consolidated income statement and balance sheet for 2016 were adopted.

Payment of the dividend

The General Meeting approved the Board of Directors’ proposal to pay a dividend of EUR 0.40 per share for the 2016 financial year. The dividend will be paid to shareholders who are registered on the dividend payout record date of 10 April 2017 in the company’s Shareholder Register kept by Euroclear Finland Ltd. The dividend payout date is 19 April 2017.

Discharge from liability

The members of the Board of Directors and the President of the company were discharged from liability for the 2016 financial year.

Remuneration of Board members

The annual remuneration payable to the members of the Board was approved as follows: EUR 40,000 to the Chairman, EUR 30,000 to the Vice Chairman and EUR 22,000 to the other members of the Board. According to the resolution by the Annual General Meeting, approximately 40% of the annual remuneration will be paid in Marimekko Corporation’s shares acquired from the market and the rest in cash. The annual remuneration will be paid in cash in its entirety, if the Board member holds on the date of the Annual General Meeting, 6 April 2017, company’s shares in worth of more than EUR 500,000. The shares will be acquired directly on behalf of the Board members within two weeks from the release of the interim report for 1 January - 31 March 2017 or, if this is not possible taken into account the insider rules, as soon as possible thereafter.

It was further resolved that no separate remuneration be paid for committee work to persons elected to any committee. In the remuneration payable to the Vice Chairman of the Board, the possible acting as the Chairman of the Audit and Remuneration Committee has been taken into account.

Board of Directors

The General meeting resolved that the company’s Board of Directors consist of seven members. Elina Björklund, Arthur Engel, Mika Ihamuotila, Mikko-Heikki Inkeroinen and Catharina Stackelberg-Hammarén were re-elected to the Board of Directors
and Rebekka Bay and Helle Priess were elected as new members of the Board of Directors. Their term of office ends at the conclusion of the next Annual General Meeting.

Election and remuneration of the auditor

It was decided that PricewaterhouseCoopers Oy, Authorized Public Accountants, will continue as the company’s auditor. It was also resolved that the auditor’s fee will be paid as per approved invoice. Ylva Eriksson, Authorized Public Accountant, will continue as chief auditor.

B. RESOLUTIONS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ CONSTITUTIVE MEETING

From among its members, the Board of Directors elected Mika Ihamuotila as Chairman of the Board and Elina Björklund as Vice Chairman of the Board. The Board also elected Elina Björklund as Chairman and Mikko-Heikki Inkeroinen and Catharina Stackelberg-Hammarén as members of the Audit and Remuneration Committee. All members of the committee are independent of the company and its major shareholders.

C. MINUTES OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The minutes of the Annual General Meeting can be viewed on the company’s website at company.marimekko.com under Investors/Management/General Meeting as of 20 April 2017 at the latest.


MARIMEKKO CORPORATION
Corporate Communications

Piia Kumpulainen
Tel. +358 9 758 7293
piia.kumpulainen@marimekko.com

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Marimekko is a Finnish design company renowned for its original prints and colours. The company’s product portfolio includes high-quality clothing, bags and accessories as well as home décor items ranging from textiles to tableware. When Marimekko was founded in 1951, its unparalleled printed fabrics gave it a strong and unique identity. Marimekko products are sold in about 40 countries. In 2016, brand sales of the products worldwide amounted to EUR 194 million and the company's net sales were close to EUR 100 million. Roughly 160 Marimekko stores serve customers around the globe. The key markets are Northern Europe, North America and the Asia-Pacific region. The Group employs about 400 people. The company’s share is quoted on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. www.marimekko.com