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Election of members to the Board of Directors and the Nomination Committee

The Nomination Committee has begun its work. Input and proposals submitted to the Nomination Committee may be sent to the Chair or the Secretary of the Nomination Committee by the end of Week 7, 2014.

In accordance with Article 13 of the Articles of Association, the General Meeting of Orkla ASA has elected a Nomination Committee consisting of Idar Kreutzer (Chair), Leiv Askvig, Olaug Svarva and Nils-Henrik Pettersson. In addition, Vidar Dahl represents the employees in connection with recommendations regarding the election of the Chair and Deputy Chair of the Board of Directors.

Under Article 13, the Nomination Committee of Orkla ASA shall:

“submit recommendations to the General Meeting regarding the latter's election of members to the Corporate Assembly. The Nomination Committee shall also submit recommendations to the shareholder-elected members of the Corporate Assembly regarding their election of members to the Board of Directors, and to the Corporate Assembly regarding its election of the Board Chair.”

1. All the shareholder-elected members of the Board of Directors are up for election in spring 2014 (they were all elected at the general meeting in 2013 for a term of one year):

Stein Erik Hagen        (member 2004)
Peter Ruzicka             (member 2003-05, deputy 2007, member 2008)
Jesper Ovesen            (member 2010)
Jo Lunder                (member 2012)
Grace Reksten Skaugen         (member 2012)
Ingrid Jonasson Blank         (member 2013)
Lisbeth Valther Pallesen        (member 2013)

2. The Board Chair and Deputy Board Chair are up for election in spring 2014.

In 2012 Stein Erik Hagen was elected Chair of the Board of Directors (Board chair since 2006) and Grace Reksten Skaugen Deputy Chair for a term of one year.

3. Members of the Nomination Committee up for election in spring 2014:

The following members of the Nomination Committee was elected in 2012 for a term of two years:

Idar Kreutzer     (member 2004 (2003 in the previous Nomination Committee for the Board of Directors))
Olaug Svarva     (member 2006)
Leiv Askvig        (member 2005)

4. Idar Kreutzer was elected Chair of the Nomination Committee in 2012 for a term of two years (Chair since 2010).

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 Input and proposals submitted to the Nomination Committee may be sent to:
 
 The Nomination Committee of Orkla ASA
 Attn: Chair Idar Kreutzer,
 c/o Orkla ASA,
 P.O. Box 423 Skøyen
NO-0213 Oslo

or to:

Orkla ASA
 Attn: EVP Legal Affairs Karl Otto Tveter
 P.O. Box 423 Skøyen
 NO-0213 Oslo
  karl.otto.tveter@orkla.no

Input and proposals must reach the Nomination Committee by the end of Week 7, 2014.