EQS-Adhoc: GN Store Nord A/S: GN Store Nord announces changes to the Board of DirectorsSource: EQS
GN’s long serving Chair of the Board, Per Wold-Olsen, today informed the Board that he will retire from the Board at the Annual General Meeting in March.
In accordance with the recommended best practices for corporate governance, Per Wold-Olsen had planned to retire earlier, but large shareholders requested him to stay on. This was in order to ensure continuity following a new composition of the Board in
With this now behind us – and with Per Wold-Olsen recently becoming “overboarded” and also no longer being viewed as an independent board member in GN – time has come to for him to step down. The Board’s Deputy Chair since 2020, Jukka Pekka Pertola, will stand for re-election and the current Board has informed the company that it intends to constitute itself with Jukka Pekka Pertola as the new Chair of the Board. In this connection, Jukka Pekka Pertola has announced that he will reduce his number of other board and chair positions latest in
Further, the Board will at the Annual General Meeting propose
Per Wold-Olsen has led GN through major transformations
Per Wold-Olsen joined the Board in 2008 as Chair and has led GN Store Nord’s Board through 15 years that have fundamentally transformed the company – from a Danish-based hearing aid and headset company to a truly global technology company delivering innovation leadership across multiple user segments in select attractive markets characterized by high growth and high entry barriers.
Deputy Chair Jukka Pekka Pertola comments: “Per Wold-Olsen has had immense importance for the positive development that GN has undergone, taking over in years of crisis and turnaround leadership and now handing over a company with very strong market positions and strong performance despite the current macro-economic headwinds. I’m honored to pick up the baton and look forward to continuing working closely with the Board and Management in driving the company forward based on our highly successful strategy.”
Chair Per Wold-Olsen comments: “It has been my pleasure to serve as chair of the Board of this great company for the past 15 of its 150-year legacy. We have taken GN from a loss-making
The notice to convene the Annual General Meeting on
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