Uponor Corporation, Stock Exchange Release, 17 March 2023 at 15:05 EET
Uponor Board’s organising meeting
Uponor Corporation’s Annual General Meeting held earlier today elected Annika Paasikivi as the Chair of the Board. In its organising meeting, the Board of Directors elected Markus Lengauer as Deputy Chair of the Board.
Katja Keitaanniemi was elected as Chair and Michael G. Marchi and Hans Sohlström were elected as members of the Audit Committee. Katja Keitaanniemi, Michael G. Marchi and Hans Sohlström are independent of both the company and of significant shareholders.
Annika Paasikivi was elected as Chair and Susanne Skippari as member of the Personnel and Remuneration Committee. Annika Paasikivi is independent of the company and Susanne Skippari is independent of both the company and of significant shareholders.
With regards to the Personnel and Remuneration Committee, Uponor does not comply with recommendation 15 of the Finnish Corporate Governance Code 2020, which recommends that a Board Committee should consist of three members. Uponor considers that sufficient expertise for the Personnel and Remuneration Committee is secured with two members.
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Uponor in brief
Uponor is a leading global provider of solutions that efficiently and effectively move water through cities, buildings, and homes. We help customers in residential and commercial construction, municipalities, and utilities, be more productive – and continuously find new ways to conserve, manage and provide water responsibly, unlocking its potential to provide comfort, health, and efficiency. Our safe drinking water, energy-efficient radiant heating and cooling systems, and reliable infrastructure solutions are sold in more than 80 countries. Uponor employs about 4,000 professionals in 26 countries in Europe and North America.
In 2022, the company’s net sales totalled approximately €1.4 billion. Uponor Corporation is based in Finland and listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. www.uponorgroup.com