Communiqué from Boliden AB’s Annual General Meeting held on 5th May 2015
Boliden’s shareholders were given the opportunity, in conjunction with Boliden’s Annual General Meeting, to visit the new facilities at the expanded Garpenberg mine and meet with its employees. This SEK 3.9 billion investment by Boliden has created one of the most modern and most productive mines in the world.
Dividend and record day
The Meeting approved a dividend payment to the shareholders of SEK 2.25 per share and resolved that Thursday, 7 May 2015 shall be the record date for the right to receive dividends. Subject to the resolution by the Annual General Meeting in accordance with the proposal, the dividend is scheduled for disbursement through Euroclear Sweden AB on Tuesday, 12 May 2015.
Board of Directors
The Meeting approved the re-election of Board Members Marie Berglund, Staffan Bohman, Tom Erixon, Lennart Evrell, Ulla Litzén, Michael G:son Löw and Anders Ullberg, and the election of Elisabeth Nilsson as a new Board Member. The Meeting also approved the re-election of Anders Ullberg as the Chairman of the Board.
The Meeting resolved that Directors’ fees shall be payable in the amount of SEK 1,300,000 to the Chairman of the Board and that each of the other Directors elected by the Annual General Meeting and not employed by the company shall receive a fee of SEK 480,000. It is, furthermore, proposed that the fees payable to the Audit Committee shall remain unchanged, with SEK 150,000 payable to the Chairman of the Audit Committee and SEK 75,000 payable to each of its members, and that unchanged fees of SEK 50,000 shall be payable to each of the members of the Remuneration Committee.
The following persons were elected by the Meeting to form the Nomination Committee: Jan Andersson (Swedbank Robur fonder), Ulrika Danielsson (Andra AP-fonden), Lars-Erik Forsgårdh, Elisabet Jamal Bergström (Handelsbanken Fonder) and Anders Ullberg (Chairman of the Board of Directors).
The accounting firm of Deloitte AB was elected as Boliden’s new Auditor for the period up to and including the next Annual General Meeting.
For further information, please contact:
Marcela Sylvander, Director Group Communications, tel: +46 733 244551
Boliden is a metals company with a commitment to sustainable development. Our roots are Nordic, but our business is global. The company’s core competence is within the fields of exploration, mining, smelting and metals recycling. Boliden has a total of approximately 4,900 employees and a turnover of SEK 37 billion. Its share is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, segment Large Cap.