The Nomination Committee's proposal for Mekonomen's Board of Directors

Prior to the Annual General Meeting on 9 May 2018, the Nomination Committee of Mekonomen Aktiebolag proposes re-election of board members John S. Quinn, Kenny Bräck, Joseph M. Holsten, Magnus Håkansson, Malin Persson and Helena Skåntorp, as well as election of Eivor Andersson as new member of the Board of Directors.

Eivor Andersson, born in 1961, studied economics at IHM Business School and, among other things, she has served as President and CEO of TUI Nordic (2014-2017), CEO of Coop Marknad AB (2011) and CEO of Ving Sverige AB/Thomas Cook Sweden (2003-2010). She is currently a board member of Svenska Spel and SkiStar. Eivor Andersson has digital transformation and marketing expertise and, at management level, extensive experience in operational and strategic work in various sectors.

The board member Christer Åberg has informed the Nomination Committee that he declines re-election at the 2018 Annual General Meeting.

-       We are very pleased to be able to propose Eivor Andersson to be part of Mekonomen's Board of Directors. Eivor Andersson has extensive experience from consumer-related business, retail and marketing. She possesses online and product competence, which we consider to be valuable to Mekonomen's business and development. We would also like to thank Christer Åberg for a valuable contribution to the Mekonomen Board the last four years, says John S. Quinn, chairman of the Nomination Committee.

John S. Quinn is proposed to be re-elected as Chairman of the Board.

The other proposals of the Nomination Committee will be presented in the notice to the Annual General Meeting.

The Nomination Committee comprises of John S. Quinn, LKQ Corporation, Chairman of the Nomination Commitee), Evert Carlsson, Swedbank Robur Fonder, Arne Lööw, the Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund, and Carl Gustafsson, Didner & Gerge Småbolagsfond. Mekonomen’s board member, Helena Skåntorp, has been co-opted to the Nomination Committee.

The Annual General Meeting of Mekonomen will be held on Wednesday 9 May 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at Nalen, Regeringsgatan 74, in Stockholm.

For further information:

John S. Quinn, Chairman of the Nomination Committee:
Tel: +46 (0)8- 464 00 00

About Us

Mekonomen group is the leading spare-part chains in the Nordic region and consists of three subgroups; Meca Scandinavia, Mekonomen Nordic and Sørensen og Balchen. We offer a broad and an easily accessible range of value-for-money and innovative solutions and products for consumers and companies. Within Mekonomen Group operates the leading. Mekonomen Group has approximately 400 stores and over 2,300 workshops.