In accordance with the decision by the Annual General Meeting of Investor AB, the members of the Nomination Committee of Investor AB should be appointed by the four shareholders/owner groups controlling the largest number of votes in Investor AB which desire to appoint a representative. In addition thereto, the Chairman of the Board of Directors shall be a member of the Nomination Committee.
On August 31, 2012, the four owners controlling the largest number of votes (taking into account owner groups) which desired to appoint a representative to the Nomination Committee were the Wallenberg foundations, SEB Foundation, AMF and Skandia Liv. Each such shareholder has appointed a representative, as shown below, who together with the Chairman of the Board will form Investor AB's Nomination Committee.
The Nomination Committee's members are:
Hans Wibom, Wallenberg foundations
Lars Isacsson, SEB Foundation
Peder Hasslev, AMF
Caroline af Ugglas, Skandia Liv
Jacob Wallenberg, Chairman of Investor AB's Board
The four owner representatives of the Nomination Committee represent approximately 60 percent of the voting rights for all shares of Investor AB.
The Nomination Committee shall present the following proposals for approval by the 2013 Annual General Meeting:
- Proposal for Chairman of the Meeting;
- Proposal for Members of the Board of Directors;
- Proposal for Chairman of the Board of Directors;
- Proposal for remuneration to the Members of the Board of Directors, distinguishing between the Chairman of the Board of Directors and other Members of the Board of Directors and remuneration for committee work;
- Proposal for auditors;
- Proposal for remuneration to Investor's auditors; and
- To the extent deemed necessary, proposal regarding amendments of the current instruction for the Nomination Committee.
Investor AB's Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday, April 15, 2013, at City Conference Centre, Barnhusgatan 12-14, Stockholm, Sweden.
Shareholders who would like to submit proposals to the Nomination Committee can do so via e-mail: email@example.com,or by ordinary mail to the address: Investor AB, Nomination Committee, SE-103 32 Stockholm, Sweden, by February 18, 2013, at the latest.
Investor is the leading owner of Nordic-based international companies, founded by the Wallenberg family a hundred years ago. We own significant minority or majority interests in high quality companies. Through our participation on the boards of directors, we work for continuous improvement of the performance of the companies. With our industrial experience, network and financial strength we strive to make our companies best-in-class. Our cash flow allows us to support strategic initiatives in our companies, capture investment opportunities and provide our shareholders with a dividend. Our Core Investments include listed holdings Atlas Copco, ABB, SEB, Ericsson and the operating subsidiary Mölnlycke Health Care.
For further information:
Oscar Stege Unger, Head of Corporate Communications, Phone 46 8 614 2059, 46 70 624 2059
Magnus Dalhammar, Investor Relations Manager, Phone 46 8 614 2130, 46 73 524 2130