Nanoform Finland Plc (hereinafter “Nanoform” or the “Company”) is a Finnish public company whose shares are listed on Nasdaq First North Premier Growth Market in the stock exchanges of Helsinki and Stockholm. The head office of Nanoform is located in Helsinki, Finland. Good corporate governance is an essential component of the work to create value for Nanoform’s shareholders.
The corporate governance and management in Nanoform is based on Finnish legislation, Nasdaq First North Growth Market Rulebook, the Finnish Corporate Governance Code, the company’s Articles of Association, internal policy documents, good practices in the stock market and other applicable rules and recommendations as well as the applicable regulations and instructions issued by the Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority. Furthermore, Nanoform prepares annual financial statements and interim reports conforming to Finnish legislation and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Nanoform’s governance and management are guided by its values, operating principles and policies as well as responsible operating methods.
Companies whose shares are accepted for trading in the Premier-segment of Nasdaq First North Growth Market are obliged to apply the Finnish Corporate Governance Code. The Finnish Corporate Governance Code is published by the Finnish Securities Market Association and available on the Securities Market Association’s website: http://cgfinland.fi/en/.
Governing bodies of Nanoform
The highest governing body at Nanoform is the General Meeting in which the shareholders exercise their decision-making powers. The General Meeting elects the Company’s Board of Directors and the auditor.
The Company is managed by the Board of Directors and the CEO, appointed by the Board.
The figure below provides an overview of Nanoform’s governing bodies.
The Company’s Board of Directors has established an Audit and Compensation Committee. The Audit and Compensation Committee has three members, Miguel Calado, the Chairman, Mads Laustsen, a member, and Jeanne Thoma, a member. Miguel Calado, Mads Laustsen and Jeanne Thoma are independent from both the Company and significant shareholders.