PROPOSAL OF A GROUP OF SHAREHOLDERS FOR
PROPOSAL OF A GROUP OF SHAREHOLDERS FOR THE COMPOSITION OF THE
BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF FISKARS CORPORATION
Shareholders representing more than one third of all the votes in
Fiskars Corporation make the following proposal to the General
Meeting of Shareholders of Fiskars Corporation to be held on March
13, 2003 regarding election of Board members.
The above-mentioned group of shareholders suggests that the number
of ordinary members of the Board of Directors be six. The group of
shareholders suggests that Göran J. Ehrnrooth and Thomas Tallberg,
whose term of office will expire at the forthcoming General
Meeting, be re-elected.
Fiskars Board will thereafter consist of Göran J. Ehrnrooth,
Mikael von Frenckell, Robert G. Ehrnrooth, Thomas Tallberg, Gustaf
Gripenberg and Olli Riikkala.
The above-mentioned group of shareholders also proposes that the
number of the deputy members of the Board of Directors be two.
The group of shareholders suggests that deputy Board members Paul
Ehrnrooth and Alexander Ehrnrooth, whose terms of office will
expire at the forthcoming General Meeting, be re-elected.
All proposed Board members and deputy Board members have given
their consent for re-election.
The Board proposes that the General Meeting amend the Articles of
Association so that the term of office of the Board members and
deputy members shall expire at the end of the Annual General
Meeting first following the election. The above-mentioned group of
shareholders supports the proposal of the Board. If the Annual
General Meeting approves the proposal, the term of office of all
Board members and deputy members will expire at the end of the
Annual General Meeting in 2004.
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