Annual General Meeting
Kemira Oyj’s Annual General Meeting, held on March 26, 2013, confirmed a dividend of EUR 0.53 per share for 2012 (0.53). The dividend was paid out on April 9, 2013.
The AGM 2013 authorized the Board of Directors to decide upon the repurchase of a maximum of 4,500,000 company's own shares (“Share repurchase authorization”). The Share repurchase authorization is valid until the end of the next Annual General Meeting. The Board has not exercised its authority by December 31, 2013.
The AGM 2013 also authorized the Board of Directors to decide to issue a maximum of 15,600,000 new shares and/or transfer a maximum of 7,800,000 of the company's own shares held by the company (“Share issue authorization”). The Share issue authorization is valid until May 31, 2014. The share issue authorization has been used in connection with the remuneration of the Board of Directors.
The AGM elected Deloitte & Touche Oy, to serve as the company’s auditor, with Jukka Vattulainen, Authorized Public Accountant, acting as the principal auditor.