Election Committee Board Proposals for 2011
The Election Committee of Beijer Electronics AB has informed the company that it will be proposing re-election of Board members Stig-Arne Blom, Bert Åke Eriksson, Ulrika Hagdahl, Maria Khorsand, Anders Ilstam and Fredrik Jönsson, CEO of the company, to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on April 27, 2011.
Joen Magnusson has declined re-election and as new board member the Election Committee will be proposing Kjell Åkesson. Kjell Åkesson (born 1949) has been CEO of Bilia AB and Lindab AB as well as member of the Group Management of Svedala AB. In addition, he has held different positions within ABB. Kjell Åkesson is Chairman of Gullbergs AB and member of the Board in Ballingslöv International AB, Inwido AB, Bravida AB and Ferronordic Machines AB.
Additionally, the Election Committee is proposing that present Chairman Anders Ilstam retains his position. Shareholders representing over 50 % of the share capital and voting rights of the company have declared that they will support this proposal.
Proposed Directors’ fees etc. will be stated in the notice convening the AGM.
This year’s Election Committee members:
Anders Ilstam, Chairman of the Board
Ulf Hedlundh, Svolder AB
Per Trygg, SEB Funds
Arne Lööw, Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund
Mauritz Sahlin, Stena Sessan AB, Convener
The AGM of Beijer Electronics AB will be held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27, 2011at the Malmö Stock Exchange building, Skeppsbron 2, Malmö, Sweden. Anders Ilstam is proposed as the Chairman of the Meeting.
Questions on the Election Committee's activities should be addressed to Mauritz Sahlin on tel. +46 70 537 11 01, questions on Beijer Electronics should be addressed to its CEO and President Fredrik Jönsson on tel. +46 (0)40 35 86 00 or cell phone +46 70 517 16 26.
Beijer Electronics is a fast growing technology company with extensive experience of industrial automation and robust data communication, developing and marketing competitive products and solutions with focus on the user. Since its start-up in 1981, Beijer Electronics has evolved into a multinational group present in 16 countries and sales of 1.1 bn SEK 2009. The company is listed on the Nasdaq OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm’s Small Cap list under the ticker BELE. www.beijerelectronics.se