Orkla ASA: The Board of Directors' proposal to Orkla's General Meeting

Annual General Meeting of Orkla ASA will be held on Thursday 20 April 2017 at 3 p.m. at Ingeniørenes Hus, Kronprinsens gate 17, 0251 Oslo.

At a meeting on 8 February 2017, the Board of Directors decided to propose an ordinary dividend for 2016 of NOK 2.60 per share, an increase of NOK 0.10 per share from 2015. Reference is made to a separate announcement for more information about the proposed dividend.

Orkla's Annual Report for 2016 will be released on 17 March 2017.

Orkla ASA
Oslo, 9 February 2017


SVP Investor Relations
Mattias Orrenius
Tel.: +47 983 66 334
Email: mattias.orrenius@orkla.no

IR and Communications Manager
Elise Heidenreich
Tel.: 951 41 147
Email: elise.andersen.heidenreich@orkla.no

This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5 -12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.