General Meetings

Annual General Meeting 2019

Vaisala Corporation's Annual General Meeting was held on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at Vaisala Corporation's head office, Vanha Nurmijärventie 21, 01670 Vantaa, Finland.
 

Notice of attendance


Important dates

Registration opens February 12, 2019 at 2:15 p.m. Finnish time
Record date of Annual General Meeting March 14, 2019
Registration closes March 21, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. Finnish time
Nominee registered shares entered in the temporary Register of Shareholder March 21, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Finnish time
Annual General Meeting March 26, 2019 at 6:00 p.m., registration starts at 5:00 p.m. Finnish time
Dividend record date March 28, 2019
Dividend payment day April 4, 2019

 

Documents

Resolutions by the Annual General Meeting
Minutes of the meeting (in Finnish)
Review by the President and CEO (in Finnish)
Notice to the Annual General Meeting
Board of Director’s proposals to the AGM
Financial Statement Release 2018
Jukka Rinnevaara CV
Tuomas Syrjänen CV
Annual Report 2018

General Meeting

The General Meeting is the supreme decision-making body of Vaisala in which all the shareholders of the company can participate in the supervision and control of the company and exercise their right to vote, speak, and ask questions. The Annual General Meeting is held once a year before the end of June on a date determined by the Board of Directors. It decides on the matters stipulated in the Finnish Limited Liability Companies Act and the Articles of Association.

The Chairman of the Board of Directors, members of the Board of Directors, and the President and CEO are present at the Annual General Meeting. The auditor is present at the Annual General Meeting. Board member candidates are present at the Annual General Meeting where they are elected. If the above mentioned person or persons fail to attend the Annual General Meeting, Vaisala notifies the General Meeting of such non-attendance. The members of the Management Group participate in the Annual General Meeting, if possible.

Participation in the General Meeting requires that the shareholder is registered in Vaisala’s shareholder register, maintained by Euroclear Finland Ltd, on the record date of the meeting, and that he/she registers for the meeting by the date mentioned in the meeting notice.
Shareholders are entitled to have an issue placed on the agenda of the Annual General Meeting, provided that the issue can be decided upon by the Annual General Meeting according to the Limited Liability Companies Act. The request must be submitted in writing to the Board of Directors early enough so that the issue can be included in the meeting notice. The company announces the date by which the shareholder must notify the Board of Directors of an issue to be added to the agenda of the Annual General Meeting on its website. The date is available by the end of the previous financial year.

Vaisala publishes a notice of the Annual General Meeting no more than two months before the record date and no less than three weeks before the meeting on the company’s website, or in any other way that may be decided by the Board of Directors, or Vaisala may deliver it directly to shareholders when required by law. In addition, Vaisala publishes a meeting notice as a stock exchange release after the Board of Directors has decided on the convening of the Annual General Meeting. Agenda of the Annual General Meeting, proposals on decisions, and meeting documents are available on the company’s website at least three weeks prior to the meeting. Documents of the Annual General Meeting will be held on company’s website for at least five years from the time of the meeting. Minutes of a meeting will be published on the company’s website within two weeks of the meeting.

Corporate Governance Statement 2018

AGM Archive

2018 Annual General Meeting

2017 Annual General Meeting

2016​ Annual General Meeting

​2015 Annual General Meeting

2014 Annual General Meeting

2013 Annual General Meeting

2012 Annual General Meeting

2011 Annual General Meeting

Description of the Privacy Protection

Personal Data Act (523/1999) Section 10 and 24

Date of drafting: January 17, 2014

The purpose of the register is to enable shareholders of the Vaisala Corporation to register for Annual General Meetings and Extraordinary General Meetings on the Internet. A technical provider of the service is Euroclear Finland Oy.

The enabling of the registrations for the General Meetings on the Internet requires the collection of personal data of Vaisala Corporation’s shareholders. The collection of personal data is needed in order to identify shareholders and the ownership of shares for confirming the right to participate in the General Meetings.

The personal data collected shall be used only for preparing a list of participants, a list of votes, ballots and for organizing the potential polling. There shall also be a list of participants attached to the minutes of General Meeting including the names of the shareholders which participated in General Meeting, names of their proxies and number of shares and votes. The usage of the register shall not continue after each General Meeting.

The processing of personal data is outsourced to Euroclear Finland Oy in compliance with Section 8, Subsection 1.7 of Personal Data Act. If the shareholder registers in advance on the Internet, Euroclear Finland Oy shall operate as the technical provider of the collection of personal data. The connection from the user’s browser to the server of Euroclear Finland Oy is encrypted with SSL technology.