Due to developments concerning the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Board of Directors of Kesko Corporation has decided to cancel the Annual General Meeting scheduled to be held on 30 March 2020. The company shall convene a new meeting at a date to be confirmed later.
The Finnish Government decided on 16 March 2020 to restrict public gatherings to a maximum of 10 people. Although Kesko’s Annual General Meeting is not deemed a public gathering, Kesko Corporation’s Board of Directors has decided, in light of the new guidelines issued by the Finnish Government, not to hold its Annual General Meeting under these exceptional circumstances. The Annual General Meeting shall be held as soon as developments in the coronavirus epidemic allow. Kesko will issue a new Notice of Annual General Meeting at a later date.
Possible requests from shareholders to put matters on the agenda of Kesko's 2020 Annual General Meeting shall be sent to Kesko's Board of Directors no later than 7 April 2020 at 16 EET. A written request, together with an explanation or a draft resolution, shall be sent to Kesko Corporation, Kesko Group's Legal Affairs Services, PO Box 1, FI-00016 KESKO, or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.