Pursuant to the Swedish Companies Act, the general meeting is the company’s supreme decision-making body and at such meetings shareholders exercise their voting rights in key issues, such as adoption of income statements and balance sheets, allocation of the company’s profit, discharge from liability of board members and the CEO, election of board members and auditors, as well as remuneration of the board of directors and auditors.
In addition to the annual general meeting, extraordinary general meetings can be convened. In accordance with the Articles of Association, notification of the Annual General Meeting is announced in Post- och Inrikes Tidningar and through publication on the Company’s website. At the time of the official notification, information that notification has been sent is to be provided in an advertisement in Dagens Industri.
Right to attend general meetings
All shareholders who are directly recorded in the share register maintained by Euroclear Sweden AB five weekdays prior to the general meeting and who have notified the company of their intention to participate (including assistants, if any) in the general meeting not later than the date and time indicated in the notice of the general meeting, are entitled to attend the general meeting and vote for the number of shares they hold. Shareholders may attend general meetings in person or by proxy and may be accompanied by a maximum of two assistants. It is normally possible for shareholders to register for the general meeting in several different ways, as indicated in the notice of the meeting.
Shareholders who wish to have an issue brought before the general meeting must submit a request in writing to the board of directors. The request must normally be received by the board of directors not later than seven weeks prior to the general meeting.
The last day for shareholders to submit a matter for consideration at the Annual General Meeting was March 21, 2019.
The 2019 Annual General Meeting was held on May 9, 2019 in Stockholm, Sweden.
The Nomination Committee is comprised as follows:
Vegard Søraunet from Verdipapirfonde Odin Sverige,
Anders Algotsson from Afa Försäkring, and
Anders Moberg, Chairman of Byggmax Group AB (publ).
Shareholders who would like to submit proposals to the Nomination Committee are welcome to do so by e-mail to: email@example.com.