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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, 2015.

In accordance with Article 13 of the Articles of Association, the General Meeting of Orkla ASA has elected a Nomination Committee consisting of Anders Christian Stray Ryssdal (Chair), Leiv Askvig, Karin Bring Orgland 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)
Grace Reksten Skaugen (member 2012)
Jo Lunder (member 2012)
Ingrid Jonasson Blank (member 2013)
Lisbeth Valther Pallesen (member 2013)
Lars Dahlgren (member 2014)
Nils Selte (member 2014)

2. The Board Chair and Deputy Board Chair are up for election in spring 2015.

In 2014 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 (Deputy Chair since 2013).

3. Members of the Nomination Committee up for election in spring 2015:

The following members of the Nomination Committee was elected in 2013 for a term of two years:

Nils Henrik Petterson (member 2009)

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Input and proposals submitted to the Nomination Committee may be sent to:

The Nomination Committee of Orkla ASA
Attn: Chair Anders Christian Stray Ryssdal 
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, 2015.