Resolutions at Getinge’s Annual General Meeting
27 April 2011
At the Annual General Meeting of Getinge AB held on 27 April 2011, the following was resolved.
Election of Board of Directors
Carl Bennet (Chairman), Johan Bygge, Cecilia Daun Wennborg, Rolf Ekedahl, Carola Lemne, Johan Malmquist and Johan Stern were re-elected as members of the Board.
Fees to the Board of Directors
It was resolved that remuneration to the Board of Directors shall amount to a total of SEK 3,325,000, of which SEK 950,000 to the Chairman and SEK 475,000 to each of the other Board members elected by the Meeting who are not employees of Getinge Group. In addition hereto, the Meeting resolved that a total remuneration of SEK 660,000 will be paid for the work of the Audit Committee, of which SEK 220,000 to the Chairman and SEK 110,000 to each of the other members, while a total of SEK 285,000 will be paid for the work of the Remuneration Committee, of which SEK 115,000 to the Chairman and SEK 85,000 to each of the other members.
According to the proposal of the Board of Directors and the CEO, the Annual General Meeting resolved to declare a dividend of SEK 3.25 per share. Monday 2 May 2011 was determined as record date for dividend.
Guidelines for Remuneration to Senior Executives
The Annual General Meeting approved the proposal of the Board regarding guidelines for remuneration to senior executives. The proposal principally implies the following. Remuneration and other terms and conditions of employment for senior executives shall be based on market conditions and be competitive in all markets where Getinge is active to ensure that competent and proficient employees can be attracted, motivated and retained. The total remuneration to senior executives shall comprise basic salary, variable remuneration, pensions and other benefits. The variable remuneration shall be limited in advance to a maximum amount and connected to predetermined and measurable criteria, elaborated with the purpose to promote the long-term added value of the company. No variable remuneration shall be paid if the profit before tax is negative. The Board shall retain the right to deviate from the guidelines if motivated by particular reasons on an individual basis.
Getinge, 27 April 2011
Getinge AB (publ)
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GETINGE GROUP is a leading global provider of products and systems that contribute to quality enhancement and cost efficiency within healthcare and life sciences. We operate under the three brands of ArjoHuntleigh, GETINGE and MAQUET. ArjoHuntleigh focuses on patient mobility and wound management solutions. GETINGE provides solutions for infection control within healthcare and contamination prevention within life sciences. MAQUET specializes in solutions, therapies and products for surgical interventions and intensive care.