Report from Sigma’s Annual General Meeting, April 28, 2011
Sigma’s Annual General Meeting on April 28, 2011 approved the Parent Company and consolidated income statements and balance sheets. The Meeting also discharged the Board members and President from liability. In accordance with the Board’s proposal, it was resolved that a dividend of SEK 0.25 per share will be paid for fiscal year 2010. The record date for dividend entitlement is May 3, 2011 and payments will be sent on May 6, 2011.
CEO Håkan Karlsson reviewed the operations of Sigma and commented on the interim report that was released on the same day.
The following full members of Sigma’s Board of Directors were re-elected: Konstantin Caliacmanis, Johan Glennmo, Sune Nilsson, Dan Olofsson, Christina Ramberg, Lars Wollung and Henrietta Hansson. Dan Olofsson was re-elected Chairman of the Board.
The remuneration to Board members elected by the Annual General Meeting was decided to SEK 125,000 per individual. Remuneration for chairman of remuneration committee shall be SEK 30,000 and SEK 20,000 each for the other members of committee. The Board’s proposal for guidelines governing remuneration to senior executives of the company was adopted by the Annual General Meeting.
The Meeting also resolved that the Nominating Committee should consists of five persons representing the five largest shareholders in the company, as two of the representatives are member of Board of Directors, based on voting rights preceding the notification to the Annual General Meeting. The following persons was designated to the Nomination Committee until next Annual General Meeting; Konstantin Caliacmanis, Thomas Ehlin (Nordea Fonder), Mikael Nordberg (Danske Capital), Dan Olofsson (Danir AB) and Caroline af Ugglas (Skandia Liv). The Nominating Committee will appoint a chairman within the committee. The Nominating Committee tasks follow the Swedish Code of Corporate Governance.
For additional information, contact:
Håkan Karlsson, CEO
Telefon: +46 703-792000
Lars Sundqvist, CFO
Telefon: +46 703-792202
This is information is of the kind that Sigma AB (publ) shall publish it in accordance with the Securities Market Act and/or regulation regarding trading of financial instruments. It was released for publication on 28 April 2011.