Sampo Bank plc's Extraordinary General Meeting has elected Mr. Arto Jurttila, Mr. Jarmo Lankinen and Mr. Risto Tornivaara as new members of Sampo Bank's Board as from 1 September 2001. The EGM elected Mr. Mika Ihamuotila as new Chairman of the Board and Ms. Maarit Näkyvä as Vice Chairman. Mr. Ilkka Hallavo and Mr. Patrick Lapveteläinen continue as members of the Board, but Mr. Björn Wahlroos and Mr. Pentti Hakkarainen will no longer serve as members of the Board.
Personnel organisations appointed Ms. Tarja Lankila the employees' representative on the Board and Mr. Jaakko Hirvelä her deputy. The employees' representatives are not actual members of the Board, but they have the right to speak and attend the meetings.
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