The Annual General Meeting of Vaisala was held on March 25, 2010 at Heureka Science Centre, Vantaa Finland.
The decisions of Vaisala Oyj's Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting decided to approve the Company's annual accounts for 2009. The dividend will be EUR 0.65 per share.
Annual General Meeting decided that a dividend of EUR 0.65 per share,
corresponding to the total of EUR 11,835,989.10 will be distributed for
the financial year 2009. Dividend is not paid to the A-shares that are
held by Vaisala Oyj. The record date for dividend payment is March 30,
2010 and dividend will be paid on April 8, 2010.
Discharge from liability
Annual General Meeting granted the Members of the Board of Directors
and the Company's President and CEO discharge from liability for the
Members of the Board of Directors
Annual General Meeting confirmed that the Board of Directors comprise
of six (6) members. Yrjö Neuvo and Maija Torkko, who were to retire by
rotation were re-elected for three years. The other Members of the Board
of Directors are Raimo Voipio, Mikko Niinivaara, Mikko Voipio and Stig
PricewaterhouseCoopers Oy and Mr. Hannu Pellinen APA were chosen as the Company's Authorized Public Accountants.
Board of Directors remuneration
Annual General Meeting decided that the annual remuneration of the
chairman of the Board of Directors is 35 000 euros, and the annual
remuneration of a member 25 000 euros.
Donations to universities
Annual General Meeting authorized the Board of Directors to donate max.
250,000 euros to universities. The authorization is valid until the
Annual General Meeting of 2011.
The meeting of the Board of Directors
Voipio will continue as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Yrjö
Neuvo will continue as Vice-Chairman. Maija Torkko, Mikko Niinivaara,
Mikko Voipio and Stig Gustavson will be the Members of the Board of