Report from Skanska’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting
The following resolutions were made at Skanska AB’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting held in Stockholm today:
The dividend for 2011 was approved in accordance with the Board’s proposal a regular dividend of SEK 6.00 per share. The record date for the regular dividend is April 18, 2012.
The Annual Shareholders’ Meeting re-elected Board members Stuart E. Graham, Johan Karlström, Fredrik Lundberg, Sverker Martin-Löf, Adrian Montague, Lars Pettersson, Josephine Rydberg-Dumont, Charlotte Strömberg and Matti Sundberg.
Stuart E. Graham was elected Chairman of the Board. Sverker Martin-Löf has declined re-election as Chairman.
The Annual Shareholders’ Meeting also resolved to authorize the Board during the period until the next Annual Shareholders’ Meeting to acquire not more than 4,500,000 own B shares. The intention is to secure delivery of shares to the participants in the long-term share-savings program, Skanska Employee Ownership Program, SEOP. On April 13, Skanska held 8,022,246 Series B shares in its own custody.
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Pontus Winqvist, SVP Investor Relations, Skanska AB, Tel: +46 10 448 88 51
Edvard Lind, Press Officer, Skanska AB, Tel: +46 10 448 88 08
Direct line for the media, Tel: +46 10 448 88 99
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Throughout 125 years, Skanska has been a modern and innovative developer and contractor, building what society needs. Today, Skanska is one of the world’s leading project development and construction groups with expertise in construction, development of commercial and residential projects and public-private partnerships. Based on its global green experience, Skanska aims to be the clients' first choice for Green solutions. The Group currently has 53,000 employees in selected home markets in Europe, in the US and Latin America. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, Skanska's sales in 2011 totaled SEK 123 billion.