Stockholm, May 21 – The Nomination Committee of Elekta AB (publ) proposes that the 2013 Annual General Meeting elects Laurent Leksell as the new Chairman of the Board. Akbar Seddigh, who has been Chairman of the Board since 1999 and a Board member since 1998, has declined re-election. Laurent Leksell, who is the company’s largest shareholder, has been a Board member since 1972 and was the company’s President and CEO from 1972 to 2005.
“Elekta is very grateful for Akbar Seddigh’s board leadership over the past 14 years. Akbar’s guidance and his competence in medical technology and industrial expertise as well as his entrepreneurial spirit have contributed strongly to Elekta’s development and success,” says Laurent Leksell.
Tomas Puusepp, who has worked in senior positions at Elekta since 1988 and has served as the company’s President and CEO since 2005, is proposed as a new Board member. Tomas Puusepp will continue in his role as President and CEO.
Board members Hans Barella,...