On 18 June an Extraordinary Meeting of Shareholders of KONE Corporation elected CEO and deputy chairman of the Board of Directors Antti Herlin chairman of the Board.
Antti Herlin will succeed long-standing chairman Pekka Herlin, who passed away on 4 April 2003.
The number of Board members was ratified at six. No new Board members were elected. In addition to Antti Herlin, the Board includes Gerhard Wendt, Iiro Viinanen, Jean-Pierre Chauvarie, Hiroshi Nishioka and Matti Alahuhta.
Secretary to the Board of Directors
Senior Vice President
Corporate Communications & IR
KONE is a global service and engineering company that specializes in moving people and goods. Annual net sales total EUR 5,500 million, and we employ nearly 35,000 people. KONE's B shares are listed on the Helsinki Exchanges.