11. APRÍL 2019

Origo hf. shareholder meeting

Origo hf. shareholder meeting to be held Thursday, May 2, 2019, at 4.00 p.m. at Borgartún 37, Reykjavik.


  1. Proposal by the Board of Directors to amend Article 5.1 of the Company's Articles of
  2. Association so that the Board of Directors will hereafter be composed of 5 principal members and 2 alternate members
  3. Elections to the Board of Directors
  4. Shareholder proposals, if any
  5. Any other business


Shareholders’ rights to add items to the meeting agenda and voting

Shareholders are entitled to have certain matters discussed at the shareholder meeting by
submitting a written or electronic request to the Board of Directors with sufficient notice to
ensure that the matter in question can be placed on the meeting agenda. Shareholders are
required to submit their requests no later than 10 days before the meeting, i.e. by 4.00 p.m.
on Monday, April 22, 2019. Further information on participation and voting is available on the Company website. 

Each share of one Icelandic króna carries one vote at shareholder meetings. No voting rights
are attached to the Company’s own shares. The documents of the meeting will delivered at
the meeting place. 

Shareholders who are unable to attend may appoint a proxy by written appointment or vote
by mail. Shareholders intending to use either one of these options should check the Company website for further information on how to proceed. The website contains instructions on the registration and form of documents and how they should be delivered to the Company.

Additional information

This shareholder meeting is being convened due to an observation made by the Register of
Companies of the Directorate of Internal Revenue, which noted that the gender ratio of
persons elected to the Board of Directors at the Company's AGM on March 7, 2019 was not
on the whole as equal as possible, as required by Article 63 of the Icelandic Companies Act.
The final agenda and all documents to be submitted at the meeting, including all proposals,
will be accessible to shareholders on the Company website and will also be available at the
Company's office. Shareholders are reminded that according to Article 63a of the Companies Act, declarations of candidacy to the Board of Directors shall be made with at least five days’ prior written notice. Details of submitted candidacies will be published on the Company website no later than two days prior to the shareholder meeting. Those wishing to stand for election to the Board of Directors are asked to notify this in writing by submitting their declaration of candidacy to the Company's Appointments Committee no later than by 4 p.m. on April 17, 2019, at the email address tilnefningarnefnd@origo.is.  The proposals of the Appointments Committee will be announced on April 24, 2019.