Per Strömberg proposed as a new Board member of Byggmax Group AB (publ)

Ahead of the Annual General Meeting for Byggmax Group AB (publ) on May 9, 2018, the Nomination Committee proposes the election of Per Strömberg as a new member of the Board of Directors.

Since 2012, Per has been the CEO of the ICA Group; prior to that he was CEO of Lantmännen (2007–2012) and of Sardus (2006–2007), as well as the Head of Kraft Foods Sweden (2003–2006). His other positions include being a Board member of Consumer Goods Forum and Childhood Foundation, as well as being an industrial adviser for Segulah.

Board member Karin Hygrell-Jonsson has declined re-election. 

The Nomination Committee proposes the re-election until the end of the next AGM of the following Board members: Anders Moberg, Lottie Svedenstedt, Hannele Kemppainen, Daniel Mühlbach, Ullrika Eliasson and Mikael Norman. It is proposed that Anders Moberg be re-elected as Chairman of the Board.

The Nomination Committee’s complete proposals for decisions at the 2018 Annual General Meeting will be submitted at the latest in conjunction with publication of the notice to attend the Annual General Meeting.

The Byggmax Group Nomination Committee includes Lennart Francke (Chairman of the Nomination Committee), appointed by Swedbank Robur fonder; Erik Durhan, appointed by Nordea Fonder; Anders Algotsson, appointed by Afa Försäkring; and Chairman of the Board Anders Moberg.

For more information, please contact:

Lennart Francke, Chairman of the Nomination Committee
E-mail: lennart.francke@gmail.com

About Byggmax Group

Byggmax Group consists of Byggmax, Skånska Byggvaror, and Buildor. For 2016, the Group’s net sales was SEK 5.2 billion. Byggmax Group is listed on Nasdaq since 2010.

Byggmax was founded in 1993 and currently operates 88 stores in Sweden, 36 in Norway and 9 in Finland and e-commerce in all three countries. Byggmax online offer consists of both the complete store assortment as well as an extensive range of online-exclusive products. Since the very beginning, Byggmax business concept has been discount DIY retailing, being the best price DIY retailer for consumers in need of high-quality construction materials. Byggmax stores are located close to the customers homes and are equipped with a drive-in system enabling easy shopping, including the loading of products directly onto the customers vehicles. During the past years, Byggmax Group has acquired Skånska Byggvaror Group and Buildor AB. Skånska Byggvaror is a distance and e-commerce retailer of building projects and materials, with strong offers in e.g., conservatories and green houses. Skånska Byggvaror operates in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, online and with a number of showroom stores. Buildor is a fast growing e-commerce retailer of home improvement products. 

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