Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) is held annually to present information regarding the company's performance and to deal with such matters as adopting the previous year's income statement and balance sheet, setting the dividend and its payment, and appointing members of the Board of Directors and the Auditor.
The Annual General Meeting of Sampo plc took place at the company’s headquarters in Helsinki on 2 June 2020 under special arrangements due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The AGM decided to distribute a dividend of EUR 1.50 per share. The meeting adopted the financial accounts for 2019 and discharged the Board of Directors and the CEO from liability for the financial year. In addition, the AGM adopted the Remuneration Policy for the Company’s governing bodies. 2,367 shareholders representing 320,359,477 shares and 325,159,477 votes were represented at the AGM.
Release on decisions
The decisions of the Sampo plc Annual General Meeting were published with a Stock Exchange Release on the day of the Annual General Meeting.
Review by the Chair of the Board
Björn Wahlroos, Chair of the Board of Directors, describes economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown in Finland and in Europe as well as the strong financial standing of Sampo Group.
Minutes of the AGM
The minutes of the Annual General Meeting were published on 2 June 2020.
The Annual General Meeting decided to distribute a dividend of EUR 1.50 per share for 2019.
- Dividend record date, 4 June 2020
- Dividend payment date, 11 June 2020
Board of Directors
The Annual General Meeting elected the following eight members to the Board of Directors:
- Christian Clausen
- Fiona Clutterbuck
- Georg Ehrnrooth
- Jannica Fagerholm
- Johanna Lamminen
- Risto Murto
- Antti Mäkinen
- Björn Wahlroos
Board of Directors' proposals
A shareholder may ask questions pursuant to Chapter 5, Section 25 of the Finnish Companies Act on topics included in the meeting agenda. Sampo received one question from a shareholder.