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Annual General Meeting

​​​​A shareholders meeting is Stora Enso's highest decision-making body. The Annual General Meeting (AGM) is held annually in order to present detailed information about the company's performance and to deal with matters such as adopting the previous year’s income statement and balance sheet, setting of dividend and its payment, and appointing members of the Board of Directors and the Auditor(s).
2017 meeting
 

Thursday 27 April 2017 at 4 pm Finnish time
Marina Congress center, Katajanokanlaituri 6, Helsinki, Finland
No free parking available
Registration: 3 pm - 4 pm
Refreshments: Coffee will be served after the Meeting.


Proposals to the AGM

Please find the following material from the document center below:
- Summons to the meeting

  • - Proposals  made by the Nomination Board
  • - Proposals by the Board of Directors'Agenda of the meeting

The time for shareholders to request items on the agenda has expired. See schedule from the file in the document center below. 

Right of attendance

Entitled to attend and vote at the Meeting are those shareholders that on the record date, 13 April 2017 are registered as shareholders in Stora Enso's shareholder register. The register is maintained by the Finnish central securities depository, Euroclear Finland Oy. Nominee-registered shares must be temporarily registered in the shareholder register as described below.


Notice of attendance


All shareholders that are registered in the company's shareholder register and intend to attend the AGM must submit a notice of attendance to the head office of the Company in one of the following manners no later than 21 April 2017 at 12 p.m. Finnish time:


Through Internet, click here


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Please note electronic service is available for Euroclear Finland registered shares only.


By telephone +358 204 621 245
By fax   +358 204 621 359
By letter   Stora Enso Oyj, Legal Department, P.O. Box 309, FI-00101 Helsinki


When registering, a shareholder shall notify his/her name, personal identification number, address, telephone number and the name of any assistant or proxy representative and the personal identification number of any proxy representative. The personal data given to Stora Enso Oyj will be used only in connection with the AGM and with the processing of related registrations. More information, see Data collection file in the document center below.

The temporary shareholder register of Stora Enso Oyj, as per 13 April 2017, will be ready approximately on 24 April 2017 and may be viewed at Euroclear Finland, Urho Kekkosenkatu 5 C, Helsinki.


Language

The Meeting will be conducted in the Finnish language. In the meeting room simultaneous translation will be available into the Swedish, English and, when relevant, Finnish languages.


Proxies

Shareholders wishing to attend and vote at the AGM through a proxy shall submit their power of attorney to the Company by delivering proxy documents in originals to Stora Enso Oyj, Legal Department, P.O. Box 309, FI-00101 Helsinki before the last date for registration. Alternatively, a copy of the proxy may be sent to agm@storaenso.com, in which case the original shall be presented at the meeting. Please find proxy forms for corporate and individuals from the document center below.


Temporary registrations in the shareholder register

Shares registered in Euroclear Sweden AB
Shareholders whose shares are registered on the record date of the AGM, 13 April 2017, in the register of shareholders maintained by Euroclear Sweden AB and who intend to attend and vote at the AGM must contact Euroclear Sweden AB and request temporary registration in Stora Enso's shareholders' register. Such request shall be submitted in writing to Euroclear Sweden AB before Wednesday 19 April 2017 at 10 a.m. Swedish time. Temporary registration made through Euroclear Sweden AB is regarded as registration for the AGM. Please find registration forms both in English and Swedish from the document center below.

ADR holders
ADR holders intending to vote at the AGM shall notify the depositary bank, Citibank, N.A., of their intention and shall comply with the instructions provided by Citibank, N.A. to each ADR holder.

Other nominee-registered shares
Holders of nominee-registered shares intending to attend and vote at the AGM shall notify their nominee of their intention and shall comply with the instructions provided by the nominee.


 
 
A shareholders meeting is Stora Enso's highest decision-making body. The Annual General Meeting (AGM) is held annually in order to present detailed information about the company's performance and to deal with matters such as adopting the previous year’s income statement and balance sheet, setting of dividend and its payment, and appointing members of the Board of Directors and the Auditor(s).
 
An Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) is convened when considered necessary by the Board of Directors. It is also possible that an Auditor or shareholder(s) holding together a minimum of one tenth of all the shares request in writing that an EGM shall be convened to discuss a specified matter which they have indicated.
Attending a shareholders' meeting
By attending the shareholders' meetings shareholders may exercise their voting rights and take part in the decision-making process at Stora Enso. Major decisions are taken by the shareholders at Annual or Extraordinary General Meetings. At a shareholders’ meeting, each A share and each ten R shares carry one vote.
 
Shareholders may attend a meeting either in person or by proxy. Notification to attend a meeting shall be made by the date mentioned in the notice to the meeting. The shares must be registered in the share register of Stora Enso maintained by the Finnish Central Securities Depositary. This means that nominee-registered shareholders must temporarily register their shares in the share register of Stora Enso. ADR holders may take part in the proxy process and nominee-registered A and R shareholders shall submit their power of attorney to Stora Enso when giving notice of attendance.
 
Matters of the AGM
The AGM must be held by the end of June in Helsinki, Finland. The Finnish Companies Act and Stora Enso’s Articles of Association specify in detail which matters have to be dealt with at the AGM.
  1. ​​Adoption of the income statement and the balance sheet
  2. Disposal of the year’s profit and distribution of dividend
  3. Payment of dividend
  4. Resolution concerning discharge of the members of the Board and the CEO from responsibility
  5. Number of the members of the Board
  6. Number of the Auditors
  7. Remuneration for the members of the Board 
  8. Remuneration for the Auditors
  9. Election of the members of the Board
  10. Election of the Auditors
  11. Deal with any other matter notified separately in the notice to the meeting
​The Board of Directors convenes a shareholder meeting by publishing a notice to the meeting in at least two Finnish and two Swedish newspapers.​

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