2/26/2007 6:45 PM|
Stock Exchange Release, February 26, 2007 at 6:45 p.m. Finnish time
Cargotec's Board of Directors elected in the Annual General Meeting has in its organizing meeting elected Ilkka Herlin to continue as Chairman of the Board and Henrik Ehrnrooth to continue as Deputy Chairman. Cargotec's Senior Executive Vice President and CFO Kari Heinistö continues to act as secretary to the Board of Directors.
Cargotec's Board of Directors decided that the Audit Committee and Nomination and Compensation Committees will continue to assist in its work. In addition, the Board decided to establish a third committee. The working committee will prepare strategic issues to be handled and decided in the Board and review their implementation.
The Board of Directors re-elected among its members Ilkka Herlin, Peter Immonen and Karri Kaitue as members of the Audit Committee. Karri Kaitue was elected to continue as Chairman of the Audit Committee. Board members Carl-Gustaf Bergström, Tapio Hakakari, Ilkka Herlin and Peter Immonen were re-elected to the Nomination and Compensation Committee. Ilkka Herlin was elected to continue as chairman of the Nomination and Compensation Committee. Board members Tapio Hakakari, Ilkka Herlin and Peter Immonen were elected to the Working Committee. The Board elected Ilkka Herlin as chairman of the Working Committee.
Senior Executive Vice President and CFO
SVP, Investor Relations and Communications
For further information, please contact:
Kari Heinistö, Senior Executive Vice President and CFO, tel. +358 204 55 4256
Eeva Mäkelä, SVP, Investor Relations and Communications, tel. +358 204 55 4281
Cargotec is the world's leading provider of cargo handling solutions whose products are used in the different stages of material flow in ships, ports, terminals, distribution centers and local transportation. Cargotec Corporation's brands, Hiab, Kalmar and MacGREGOR, are market leaders in their fields and well-known among customers all over the world. Cargotec's net sales are EUR 2.6 billion. The company employs close to 9,000 people and operates in approximately 160 countries. Cargotec's class B shares are quoted on the Helsinki Stock Exchange.