Information for Shareholders
Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting of Wärtsilä Corporation will take place on Thursday, 3 March 2011, beginning at 4 p.m., in the Congress Wing of the Helsinki Fair Center, address: Messuaukio 1, 00520 Helsinki, Finland.
Right to attend
Shareholders registered no later than 21 February 2011 in the company's list of shareholders maintained by the Finnish Central Securities Depository Ltd have the right to attend the Annual General Meeting.
Notification of attendees
Shareholders wishing to attend the Annual General Meeting are required to inform the Company thereof no later than 4 p.m. on 28 February 2011 either by letter, by e-mail, by fax or by telephone.
P.O. Box 196
Telephone: +358 10 709 5282
Between 9 a.m. and 12 (noon) on weekdays
Fax: +358 10 709 5283
Letters, e-mails and faxes informing of participation must reach the Company before the notification period expires at 4 p.m. on 28 February 2011. Letters authorising a proxy to exercise a shareholder's voting right at the Annual General Meeting should reach the Company before the notification period expires.
Payment of dividend
The Board of Directors proposes that a dividend of 1.75 euro per share and an extra dividend of 1.00 euro per share, totalling 2.75 euro per share, be paid for the financial year 2010. The dividend will be paid to shareholders who are registered in the list of shareholders maintained by the Finnish Central Securities Depository Ltd on the record date, which is 8 March 2011. The dividend payment date proposed by the Board is 15 March 2011.
Stock Exchange Releases
Wärtsilä's Stock Exchange Releases are available in English, Finnish and Swedish on Wärtsilä's Internet site.