Raisio plc’s Annual General Meeting was held on Tuesday 14 April 2021 at 2 p.m. EET at the company’s headquarters at Raisionkaari 55, 21200 Raisio, Finland.
The company’s shareholders were able to participate in the Annual General Meeting and exercise their shareholder rights only by voting in advance and by submitting counterproposals and asking questions in advance. It was not possible for the shareholders or their proxy representatives to participate in the meeting in person at the meeting venue and there was not any video link to the meeting.
The company’s Board of Directors resolved on the exceptional meeting procedures based on the temporary act to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic (677/2020) in order to hold the meeting in a predictable manner, taking into account the health and safety of the company’s shareholders, personnel and other stakeholders.
The resolutions of the Annual General Meeting were published as a Stock Exchange Release on 13 April 2021.
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) is the Company’s highest decision-making body. It meets annually by the end of April to decide on the matters within its responsibilities, such as the adoption of the financial statements and consolidated financial statements, dividend distribution, discharge from liability, election of Board and Supervisory Board members and auditors, and the fees payable to them. Extraordinary General Meetings can be held if necessary.
The notice of the AGM shall be published, at the earliest three months and at the latest, three weeks before the AGM on the Company’s website and possibly in another manner determined by the Board. However, the notice of the AGM must be published no later than nine (9) days before the record date of the AGM.