Decisions of 2005 Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting of Vaisala Oyj decided on March 22, 2005 to approve the Company's annual accounts for 2004. The dividend will be EUR 0.75 per share. The Annual General Meeting also authorized the Board of Directors to acquire a maximum of 35.000 of the companys A- shares, according to the Board of Directors' proposal.
The Annual General Meeting decided that a dividend of EUR 0.75 per share, corresponding to the total of EUR 13,109,250 will be distributed for the financial year 2004. The record date for dividend payment is March 29, 2005 and dividend will be paid on April 5, 2005.
Discharge from liability
The Annual General Meeting granted the Members of the Board of Directors and the Company's President and CEO discharge from liability for the accounts.
The Members of the Board of Directors
It was decided that the Board of Directors will consist of six members. Two members of the Board of Directors, Raimo Voipio, M.Sc. (Eng.) and Mikko Niinivaara M.Sc. (Eng.), were to retire by rotation. They were re-elected for three years.
PricewaterhouseCoopers Oy Authorised Public Accountants and Mr Jukka Ala-Mello APA were chosen as the Company's auditors.
The meeting of the Board of Directors
Raimo Voipio, M.Sc. (Eng.) will continue as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Yrjö Neuvo, Ph.D (EE) will continue as Vice-Chairman. Professor Pekka Hautojärvi, Mikko Niinivaara M.Sc. (Eng.), Mikko Voipio, M.Sc. (Eng.) and Gerhard Wendt, Ph.D will continue as Members of the Board of Directors.