The governing bodies of the parent company Outokumpu Oyj, i.e. the General Meeting of Shareholders, the Board of Directors, and the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), have the ultimate responsibility for the organization of the Group’s management and operations.
General meeting of shareholders
The General Meeting of Shareholders convenes at least once a year. Under the Finnish Companies Act, certain important decisions, such as the approval of financial statements, decisions on dividends and increases or reductions in share capital, amendments to the Articles of Association, and election of the Board of Directors and auditors, fall within the exclusive domain of the General Meeting of Shareholders.
According to its Articles of Association, Outokumpu has only one single class of shares and all shares have equal voting rights at General Meetings.