HELSINKI, Finland, Sept. 2, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Metso's four largest registered shareholders as of September 1, 2016, have nominated the following members to the Shareholders' Nomination Board:
- Kari Järvinen, Managing Director, Solidium Oy (share ownership 14.9%);
- Niko Pakalén, Vice President, Cevian Capital AB (share ownership 13.8%);
- Risto Murto, President and CEO, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company (share ownership 3.4%); and
- Mikko Mursula, Chief Investment Officer, Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company (share ownership 1.6%).
Mikael Lilius, Chairman of Metso's Board of Directors, will serve as the Nomination Board's expert member.
The Nomination Board is responsible for preparing proposals covering the composition of the Board of Directors and remuneration of the Board members to the next Annual General Meeting.
Metso is a world leading industrial company serving the mining, aggregates, recycling, oil, gas, pulp, paper and process industries. We help our customers improve their operational efficiency, reduce risks and increase profitability by using our unique knowledge, experienced people and innovative solutions to build new, sustainable ways of growing together.
Our products range from mining and aggregates processing equipment and systems to industrial valves and controls. Our customers are supported by a broad scope of services and a global network of over 80 service centers and about 6,400 services professionals. Metso has an uncompromising attitude towards safety.
Metso is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland, and had net sales of about EUR 2.9 billion in 2015. Metso employs over 12,000 persons in more than 50 countries. Expect results.
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Further information, please contact:
Aleksanteri Lebedeff, General Counsel, Metso Corporation, tel. +358 20 484 3240
VP, Investor Relations
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