The Annual General Meeting is Atria Plc’s highest decision-making body. At the General Meeting, shareholders decide, among other things, on the approval of the financial statements and the use of the profit shown on the balance sheet; the discharge of the members of the Board of Directors and of the Supervisory Board, as well as the CEO, from liability; the number of members of the Supervisory Board and of the Board of Directors, and their election and remuneration; acceptance of Remuneration Report (and Remuneration Policy) and the election and remuneration of the auditor.
The Annual General Meeting is held annually by the end of June on a date designated by the Board of Directors, and the agenda includes matters that are to be processed by the Annual General Meeting in accordance with the Limited Liability Companies Act and the Articles of Association and any other proposals mentioned in the notice of the meeting. Extraordinary General Meetings may be convened as needed.
Under the Limited Liability Companies Act, a shareholder has the right to have a matter falling within the competence of the Annual General Meeting dealt with by the Annual General Meeting if the shareholder so demands in writing from the Board of Directors well in advance of the meeting, so that the matter can be mentioned in the notice. Where applicable, the shareholder must submit a request to have the matter dealt with by the Annual General Meeting by the date set by the company, which is published on the company’s website at www.atria.com. The request, together with the accompanying justification or proposed resolution, must be sent in writing to Atria Plc, Group Legal Affairs, P.O. Box 900, FI-60060 ATRIA.
The Annual General Meeting is convened by the Board of Directors. In accordance with the company’s Articles of Association, the Annual General Meeting is held in the company’s domicile, Kuopio, or in Helsinki. The notice to convene the Annual General Meeting is communicated by publishing the notice on the company’s website and by a company announcement at the earliest three (3) months and at the latest three (3) weeks before the Annual General Meeting, but nevertheless no later than nine (9) days prior to the record date for the Annual General Meeting. In addition, the Board of Directors may decide to publish the notice, or a notification concerning the delivery of the notice, in one or more Finnish national newspapers determined by the Board of Directors, or in any other manner it may decide.
The company’s Annual General Meeting for 2021 was held in Helsinki on 29 April 2021 at Atria’s office. The meeting was attended, either in person or by a representative, by a total of 88 holders of A shares, representing a total of 9,271 759 shares and votes, and three (3) holders of KII shares, representing a total of 9,203,981 shares and 92,039,810 votes. The minutes of the meeting, as well as other documents related to the meeting, are available on Atria’s website at www.atria.com (Investors > Annual General Meeting).