SCA´s Annual General Meeting 2016

Today´s Annual General Meeting of SCA was held at the Aula Magna in Stockholm, Sweden.

The Annual General Meeting decided on a dividend of SEK 5:75 (5:25) per share for the 2015 fiscal year. The record date for the dividend is Monday, April 18, 2016. Payment through Euroclear Sweden AB is planned for Thursday April 21, 2016.

The Meeting approved the income statement and balance sheet for the Parent Company and the consolidated income statement and consolidated balance sheet for 2015.

The Board of Directors and the CEO’s were granted discharge from liability for the 2015 fiscal year.

Board members Pär Boman, Annemarie Gardshol, Magnus Groth, Bert Nordberg, Louise Julian Svanberg and Barbara Milian Thoralfsson were re-elected. Ewa Björling, Maija-Liisa Friman and Johan Malmquist were elected. Leif Johansson who declined re-election was acknowledged for his contributions. Pär Boman was re-elected Chairman of the Board.

The registered accounting firm EY AB was appointed the company´s auditor for a mandate period until the end of the Annual General Meeting 2017.

Minutes from the Annual General Meeting will be available on the company website, www.sca.com, within two weeks.

The speech held by President and CEO Magnus Groth at the Meeting is available on the company website, www.sca.com.

For additional information please contact:
Linda Nyberg, VP Media Relations, 46 8 788 51 58
Johan Karlsson, VP Investor Relations, 46 8 788 51 30

SCA is a leading global hygiene and forest products company. The Group develops and produces sustainable personal care, tissue and forest products. Sales are conducted in about 100 countries under many strong brands, including the leading global brands TENA and Tork, and regional brands, such as Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa. As Europe’s largest private forest owner, SCA places considerable emphasis on sustainable forest management. The Group has about 44,000 employees. Sales in 2015 amounted to approximately SEK 115bn (EUR 12.3bn). SCA was founded in 1929, has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, and is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. For more information, visit www.sca.com.

About Us

The core of SCA’s business is the forest, Europe's largest private forest holding. Around this unique resource, we have built a well-developed value chain based on renewable raw material from our own and others’ forests. We offer paper for packaging and print, pulp, wood products, renewable energy, services for forest owners and efficient transport solutions. 2017 the forest products company SCA had approximately 4,000 employees and sales amounted to approximately SEK 1617 bn (EUR 1,6 bn). SCA was founded in 1929 and has its headquarters in Sundsvall, Sweden. More information at www.sca.com.