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2015-03-25

Huhtamäki Oyj: Notice to the General Meeting

HUHTAMÄKI OYJ
STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 25.3.2015 at 9.10

Huhtamäki Oyj: Notice to the General Meeting
Notice is given to the shareholders of Huhtamäki Oyj to the Annual General
Meeting of Shareholders to be held on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at 11:00 at
Finlandia Hall's congress wing, at the address Mannerheimintie 13 e,
Helsinki, Finland. The reception of shareholders who have registered for the
meeting and the distribution of voting tickets will commence at 10:00. Coffee
will be served after the meeting.

A. Matters on the agenda of the General Meeting
The following matters will be considered at the General Meeting:

1. Opening of the meeting

2. Calling the meeting to order

3. Election of persons to scrutinize the minutes and to supervise the counting
of votes

4. Recording the legality of the meeting

5. Recording the attendance at the meeting and adoption of the list of votes

6. Presentation of the Annual Accounts including the Consolidated Annual
Accounts, the Report of the Board of Directors and the Auditor's Report for
the year 2014

- Review by the CEO

7. Adoption of the Annual Accounts including the Consolidated Annual Accounts

8. Resolution on the use of the profit shown on the balance sheet and the
payment of dividend
The Board of Directors proposes that a dividend of EUR 0.60 per share would be
paid based on the balance sheet adopted for the financial period ended on
December 31, 2014. The dividend would be paid to a shareholder who on the
dividend record date April 23, 2015 is registered as a shareholder in the
Company's shareholders' register held by Euroclear Finland Ltd. The Board of
Directors proposes that the dividend would be paid on April 30, 2015.

No significant changes have taken place in the Company's financial position
since the end of the financial year. The Company's liquidity position is good
and the proposed distribution does not, in the view of the Board of
Directors, risk the Company's ability to fulfill its obligations.

9. Resolution on the discharge of the members of the Board of Directors and
the CEO from liability

10. Resolution on the remuneration and expense compensation of the members of
the Board of Directors

The Nomination Committee of the Board of Directors proposes that the annual
remuneration to the members of the Board of Directors would remain unchanged
and be paid as follows: to the Chairman EUR 100,000, to the Vice-Chairman EUR
60,000 and to other members EUR 50,000. In addition, the Nomination Committee
of the Board of Directors proposes that the meeting fees would be paid for
each meeting attended as follows: EUR 1,000 for all meetings, except EUR
2,000 to the chairman for the Audit Committee meetings, EUR 1,200 to the
chairman for the Human Resources Committee meetings and EUR 1,200 to the
chairman for the Nomination Committee meetings. Traveling expenses of the
Board members would be compensated in accordance with the Company policy.

11. Resolution on the number of members of the Board of Directors

The Nomination Committee of the Board of Directors proposes that the number of
members of the Board of Directors would be seven (7).

12. Election of members of the Board of Directors

The Nomination Committee of the Board of Directors proposes that Ms. Eija
Ailasmaa, Mr. Pekka Ala-Pietilä, Mr. William R. Barker, Mr. Rolf Börjesson,
Ms. Maria Mercedes Corrales, Mr. Jukka Suominen and Ms. Sandra Turner would
be re-elected as members of the Board of Directors for a term ending at the
end of the next Annual General Meeting.

All of the candidates have given their consent to the election. In addition,
all of the candidates have notified the Company that if they are elected as
members of the Board of Directors, they will elect Mr. Pekka Ala-Pietilä as
the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Mr. Jukka Suominen as the
Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors.

13. Resolution on the remuneration of the Auditor

The Audit Committee of the Board of Directors proposes that the Auditor's
remuneration would be paid against an invoice approved by the Audit Committee
of the Board of Directors.

14. Election of the Auditor

The Audit Committee of the Board of Directors proposes that Ernst&Young Oy, a
firm of Authorized Public Accountants, would be elected as Auditor for the
financial year January 1 - December 31, 2015. Ernst&Young Oy has announced
that Mr. Harri Pärssinen, APA, would be the Auditor with principal
responsibility.

15. Authorizing the Board of Directors to resolve on the repurchase of the
Company's own shares

The Board of Directors proposes that the Annual General Meeting would
authorize the Board of Directors to resolve on the repurchase of an aggregate
maximum of 10,776,038 of the Company's own shares, subject to the number of
shares held by the Company at any given moment not exceeding 10 percent of
all the shares of the Company. Own shares may be repurchased on the basis of
the authorization only by using non-restricted equity.

Own shares may be repurchased at a price formed in public trading on the date
of the repurchase or otherwise at a price formed on the market. The Board of
Directors resolves on how shares are repurchased. Own shares may be
repurchased otherwise than in proportion to the shares held by the
shareholders (directed repurchase). The authorization remains in force until
the end of the next Annual General Meeting, however, no longer than until
June 30, 2016.

16. Authorizing the Board of Directors to resolve on the issuance of shares
and the issuance of special rights entitling to shares

The Board of Directors proposes that the Annual General Meeting would
authorize the Board of Directors to resolve on the issuance of shares and the
issuance of options and other special rights entitling to shares referred to
in chapter 10 section 1 of the Companies Act as follows:

The aggregate number of shares to be issued on the basis of this authorization
may not exceed 10,776,038 shares, which corresponds to approximately 10
percent of the current shares of the Company.

The Board of Directors resolves on all the terms and conditions of the
issuance of shares and special rights entitling to shares, and may deviate
from the shareholders' pre-emptive subscription rights (directed issue). The
authorization concerns both the issuance of new shares and the transfer of
the Company's own treasury shares. The authorization remains in force until
the end of the next Annual General Meeting, however, no longer than until
June 30, 2016.

17. Closing of the meeting

B. Documents of the General Meeting
The proposals for the decisions on the matters on the agenda of the General
Meeting as well as this notice are available on Huhtamäki Oyj's website at
www.huhtamaki.com. The Annual Accounts, the Report of the Board of Directors
and the Auditor's Report of Huhtamäki Oyj are also available on the
above-mentioned website. The proposals for decisions and the other
above-mentioned documents are also available at the meeting and copies of
these documents and of this notice will be sent to shareholders upon request.
The minutes of the meeting will be available to the shareholders on the
above-mentioned website as from May 5, 2015, at the latest.

C. Instructions for the participants in the General Meeting
1. Shareholders registered in the shareholders' register

Each shareholder, who is registered on April 9, 2015 in the shareholders'
register of the Company held by Euroclear Finland Ltd., has the right to
participate in the General Meeting. A shareholder, whose shares are
registered on his/her personal Finnish book-entry account, is registered in
the shareholders' register of the Company.

A shareholder, who is registered in the shareholders' register of the Company
and who wants to participate in the General Meeting, shall register for the
meeting no later than April 16, 2015 at 16:00 by giving a prior notice of
participation to the Company. The notice has to be received by the Company
before the end of the registration period. Such notice can be given:

(a) On the Company's website www.huhtamaki.com following the instructions
given therein, or

(b) by telephone +358 20 770 6879 on weekdays between 9:00 and 16:00 (Finnish
time).

In connection with the registration, a shareholder shall notify his/her name,
personal identification number/business identity code, address, telephone
number and the name of a possible assistant or proxy representative and the
personal identification number of a proxy representative. The personal data
is used only in connection with the General Meeting and with the processing
of related registrations.

The shareholder, his/her authorized representative or proxy representative
shall, where necessary, be able to prove his/her identity and/or right of
representation.

2. Holders of nominee registered shares

A holder of nominee registered shares has the right to participate in the
General Meeting by virtue of such shares, based on which he/she on the record
date of the General Meeting April 9, 2015 would be entitled to be registered
in the shareholders' register of the Company held by Euroclear Finland Ltd.
The right to participate in the General Meeting requires, in addition, that
the shareholder on the basis of such shares has been temporarily registered
into the shareholders' register of the Company held by Euroclear Finland Ltd.
at the latest by April 16, 2015 by 10:00. As regards nominee registered
shares this constitutes due registration for the General Meeting.

A holder of nominee registered shares is advised to request without delay the
necessary instructions regarding the registration in the temporary
shareholders' register of the Company, the issuing of proxy documents and
registration for the General Meeting from his/her custodian bank. The account
management organization of the custodian bank has to register a holder of
nominee registered shares who wants to participate in the General Meeting
into the temporary shareholders' register of the Company at the latest by the
time stated above.

3. Proxy representative and powers of attorney

A shareholder may participate in the General Meeting and exercise his/her
rights at the meeting by way of proxy representation. A proxy representative
of a shareholder shall produce a dated proxy document or otherwise in a
reliable manner demonstrate his/her right to represent the shareholder at the
General Meeting.

When a shareholder participates in the General Meeting by means of several
proxy representatives representing the shareholder with shares at different
securities accounts, the shares by which each proxy representative represents
the shareholder shall be identified in connection with the regi...

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