Decisions of the 2009 Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting of Vaisala Oyj decided on March 26, 2009 to approve the Company's annual accounts for 2008. The dividend will be EUR 0.90 per share.
The Annual General Meeting decided that a dividend of EUR 0.90 per share, corresponding to the total of EUR 16,388,292.60 will be distributed for the financial year 2008. Dividend is not paid to the A-shares that are held by Vaisala Oyj. The record date for dividend payment is March 31, 2009 and dividend will be paid on April 7, 2009.
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
Mikko Voipio and Stig Gustavson, 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, Yrjö Neuvo and Maija Torkko.
PricewaterhouseCoopers Oy and Mr. Hannu Pellinen APA were chosen as the Company's Authorized Public Accountants.
Board of Directors remuneration
The 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.
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 will continue as Vice-Chairman. Maija Torkko, B.Sc. (Economics) and LL.M, Mikko Niinivaara, M.Sc.(Eng.), Mikko Voipio, M.Sc.(Eng.) and Dr. Stig Gustavson will be the Members of the Board of Directors.