Corporate governance

Orthex Group is a public limited liability company incorporated and domiciled in Finland. In its corporate governance and management, the company complies with applicable Finnish legislation, its articles of association and the company’s corporate governance policy approved by the Board of Directors of Orthex. The company follows all regulations and recommendations of Nasdaq Helsinki, including the Finnish Corporate Governance Code 2020 issued by the Finnish Securities Market Association and adopted by Nasdaq Helsinki.

The governing bodies of the company (i.e., the general meeting of shareholders, the Board of Directors and the CEO) have the ultimate responsibility for Orthex’s management and its operations. The management team of Orthex reports to the CEO and is responsible for the efficient management of Orthex’s operations. Shareholders participate in the control and management of the company through resolutions passed at general meetings of shareholders of the company.

General meetings of shareholders of the company are generally convened upon notice given by the Board of Directors. In addition, general meetings of shareholders must be convened when requested in writing by an auditor or by shareholders representing at least one-tenth of all issued and outstanding shares.