New Scancem Board Elected

New Scancem Board Elected At the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders in Scancem AB on Monday the board members Sven Borelius and Bjørn Rune Gjelsten had declined reelection. President and CEO Sven Ohlsson wished to leave these positions as well as his seat on the board. The following new members were elected to Scancem's board: Henning Christophersen (former Vice President EU Commission, former Minister of Finance, Danish Government) Copenhagen; Lennart Engström (Chief Analyst, Industrivärden), Stockholm; Sven-Eric Hersvall (former CEO, Skanska), Malmö; Per Molin (former CEO, Avesta Sheffield), Solna; Per Runeland (lawyer, Kilpatrick Stockton), London; Per Westlund (Executive Vice President, Skanska), Danderyd; Bo Jacobsson (COO and Executive Vice President, Skanska) Vellinge. (A list with the complete Board of Directors is enclosed.) Today, Scancem is Europe's sixth largest cement and building materials company and the Group is strongly positioned in mainly the Baltic Sea and North Sea regions. The Group is a leading player in the international cement trading market with operations in the U.S., West Africa and Asia. Scancem is active in approximately 30 countries. Sales in 1997 amounted to SEK 16.1 billion and the number of employees is approximately 11,300. Scancem is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. Scancem's Board of Directors After the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders held on Monday, Scancem's Board of Directors has the following members elected by the General Meeting: CLAES BJÖRK, Stockholm. Born ANDERS NYRÉN, Bromma. Born 1945. 1954. President and CEO, Skanska AB. Executive Vice President, No Scancem shareholdings. Chief Financial Officer, Skanska AB. HENNING CHRISTOPHERSEN, No Scancem shareholdings. Copenhagen. Born 1939. Former Vice President, PER RUNELAND, London. Born European Commission, former 1942. Minister of Finance, Danish Lawyer, Kilpatrick Stockton. Government. Other position: Agneta Other positions: Board member, Fältskog Den Danske Bank, Philip Morris Produktion AB. Institute and European Board No Scancem shareholdings. for Infrastructure and Transport. KJELL INGE RØKKE, London. Born No Scancem shareholdings. 1958. Chairman of the Board, Aker LENNART ENGSTRÖM, Stockholm. RGI ASA. Born 1959. No Scancem shareholdings. Chief Analyst, AB Industrivärden. PER WESTLUND, Danderyd. Born No Scancem shareholdings. 1944. Executive Vice President, SVEN-ERIC HERSVALL, Malmö. Skanska AB. Born 1931. Other position: Board member, Former CEO, Skanska AB. JM Byggnads- och Fastighets Other positions: Board member, AB. Svenska Handelsbanken Region No Scancem shareholdings. Syd and ElektroSandberg AB. No Scancem shareholdings. BO JACOBSSON, Vellinge. Born 1951. PER MOLIN, Solna. Born 1937. Chief Operating Officer, Former CEO, Avesta Sheffield. Executive Vice President, Other positions: Board member, Scancem AB. FöreningsSparbanken, AB No Scancem shareholdings. Linjebuss, ASG AB, Bulten AB, Höganäs AB and PLM AB. No Scancem shareholdings. ------------------------------------------------------------ Please visit http://www.bit.se for further information The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/1998/12/21/19981221BIT00170/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/1998/12/21/19981221BIT00170/bit0002.pdf

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