ÅF: Nominations Committee's proposal to AGM 2007 for ÅF's Board
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The ÅF Nominations Committee proposes that the Annual General Meeting
of shareholders on 8 May 2007 elects Ulf Dinkelspiel as the new
Chairman of the Board and appoints Patrik Enblad and Jon Risfelt as
new directors in the company.
It is proposed that Ulf Dinkelspiel replaces Carl-Erik Nyquist as
Chairman of the Board of ÅF. This means that Carl-Erik Nyquist will
leave the ÅF Board, where he has served as Chairman since 2002.
The Nominations Committee proposes that the ÅF Board be increased in
size from seven members to eight. Nominated for re-election are Ulf
Dinkelspiel (proposed as Chairman), Magnus Grill, Eva-Lotta Kraft,
Peter Sandström, Helena Skåntorp and Lena Treschow Torell. Two new
board members are proposed, namely Patrik Enblad and Jon Risfelt.
Ulf Dinkelspiel, born 1939, has served on the ÅF Board since 2004.
Among his other directorships are positions on the boards of
Landshypotek AB, Nordnet and E. Öhman J:or AB. Dinkelspiel has
previously been President of the Swedish Trade Council and has held
leading positions in Sweden's Ministry for Foreign Affairs, as
Minister for Europe and Minister for Foreign Trade (1991-1994) and as
ambassador and chief negotiator for EU issues (1988-1991).
Patrik Enblad, born 1966, is President of HQ AB and HQ Bank AB. He is
also a member of the board of ORC Software, the Swedish Ski
Association and the Royal Swedish Sailing Association.
Jon Risfelt, born 1961, is a member of the board of TeliaSonera, Enea
AB, Bilia AB and Svensk Fastighetsförmedling AB and an advisor to
Gambro. He has also previously been President of Gambro Renal
Products, Europolitan/Vodafone in Sweden and the Nyman & Schultz
Group, and has held positions in SAS, Ericsson and American Express.
The ÅF Group is a leader in technical consulting, with expertise
founded on more than a century of experience. We offer highly
qualified services and solutions for industrial processes,
infrastructure projects and the development of products and IT
systems. We are also one of the leading names in testing and
inspection. Today the ÅF Group has 3,500 employees. Our base is in
Europe, but our business and our clients are found all over the
ÅF is an engineering and design company within the fields of energy, industry and infrastructure. We create sustainable solutions for the next generation through talented people and technology. We are based in Europe and our business and clients are found all over the world.
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