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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, 2016.

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: “present proposals to the General Meeting regarding the latter’s election of members to the Board of Direction. The Nomination Committee shall also present proposals regarding the election of the Board Chair.” 

Under the Instructions for the Nomination Committee Article 3.1, the Nomination Committee shall also make its recommendation to the General Meeting regarding:

“election of members to the Nomination Committee.”

1. All the shareholder-elected members of the Board of Directors are up for election in spring 2016 (they were all elected at the general meeting in 2015 for a term of one year):

Stein Erik Hagen (member 2004)
Grace Reksten Skaugen (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 2016.

In 2015 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 2016:

The following members of the Nomination Committee was elected in 2014 for a term of two years:
Anders Christian Stray Ryssdal (member 2014)
Leiv Askvig (member 2005)
Karin Bing Orgland (member 2014)

4. The Nomination Committee Chair is up for election in spring 2016

Anders Christian Stray Ryssdal was elected Chair of the Nomination Committee in 2014.

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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, 2016.