The Annual General Meeting of shareholders elects the auditor for a period of one year until the next subsequent Annual General Meeting. The auditor needs to an Authorised Public Accountants firm approved by the Finnish Patent and Registration Office. The auditor is responsible for auditing the consolidated and parent company financial statements and the administration of the parent company.
External Auditor in 2019
In 2019, Optomed’s statutory auditor was KPMG Oy Ab, Authorised Public Accountants, with Authorised Public Accountant Tapio Raappana as the auditor with principal responsibility since 2016. Tapio Raappana is a member of the Finnish Association of Auditor.
The history of fees paid to the auditors is the following:
|FY 2019||FY 2018||FY 2017|
|In EUR thousand|
1) Including IPO related expenses of EUR 492 thousand in 2019 and EUR 114 thousand in 2018.