Nomination committee’s proposal to composition of the Board

The Nomination Committee of Meda AB proposes the election of Karen Sörensen as new board member. The committee also proposes the re-election of Peter Claesson, Peter von Ehrenheim, Marianne Hamilton, Tuve Johannesson, Anders Lönner and Lars Westerberg as board members. Bert-Åke Eriksson is proposed to be re-appointed as board chairman.

Karen Sörensen is currently CEO of Philips Nordic and responsible for Philips Healthcare Nordic. She was previously Vice President of Sanofi-Aventis with responsibility for western Europe. Sörensen has experience from several global pharmaceutical-, biotechnology- and medical technology companies. She holds a Master of Science and an MBA from INSEAD.

The nomination committee for the AGM 2013 consists of Evert Carlsson (Swedbank Robur Funds), Bengt Belfrage (Nordeas Funds), Anders Oscarsson (AMF Funds), Bert-Åke Eriksson (Meda’s chairman of the board) and Karl-Magnus Sjölin (Stena Sessan).

The nomination committee's other proposals concerning the chairman of the meeting, remuneration and the method used to appoint the nomination committee will be disclosed on the website and in the notice of the Annual General Meeting.

The Annual General Meeting of Meda AB will be held on May 7, 2013 at 17.00 CET at Meda AB, Pipers väg 2A, Solna.

For further inquiries, please contact:

Anders Larnholt, Vice President Corporate Development & IR      ph: +46 709-458 878

Karl-Magnus Sjölin, Chairman of the Nomination Committee        ph: +46 31-774 35 35

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