Swedbank's Annual General Meeting 2013
At today's Annual General Meeting, all current Board members were re-elected, namely, Olav Fjell, Ulrika Francke, Göran Hedman, Lars Idermark, Anders Igel, Pia Rudengren, Charlotte Strömberg, Anders Sundström, Karl Henrik Sundström and Siv Svensson.
The Annual General Meeting elected Anders Sundström as Chair of the Board of Directors. The Annual General Meeting resolved unchanged Board fees.
Lars Idermark was elected Deputy Chair at the Board of Directors' statutory meeting held directly after the Annual General Meeting. The statutory meeting also decided that the Risk and Capital Committee shall consist of Anders Sundström, Chair, Ulrika Francke, Göran Hedman, Lars Idermark and Pia Rudengren. The Audit and Compliance Committee shall consist of Ulrika Francke, Chair, Charlotte Strömberg, Karl-Henrik Sundström and Siv Svensson and the Remuneration Committee shall consist of Anders Sundström, Chair, Olav Fjell, Lars Idermark and Anders Igel.
The Annual General Meeting decided that the dividend for fiscal 2012 distributed to shareholders shall be SEK 9.90 per preference share and SEK 9.90 per ordinary share. The dividend cut-off date was set at 25 March 2013. Given the cut-off date, the dividend will be distributed by Euroclear on 28 March 2013.
Decision on guidelines for remuneration to top executives
Decision to acquire own shares in accordance with the Securities Market Act
Decision on authorisation for the Board of Directors to decide on the acquisition of own shares in addition to the acquisition in accordance with the Securities Market Act
Decision on authorisation for the Board of Directors to decide on issuance of convertible instruments
Performance and share based remuneration program for 2013 for the Swedbank Group - partly a common 2013 program and partly an individual 2013 program - as well as a decision regarding the transfer or ordinary shares etc under the 2013 program and previous programs decided by the General Meeting.
Lars Idermark’s and Michael Wolf's address to the AGM can be both read and seen (webcast) on www.swedbank.se/ir during the day.
For further information please contact:
Thomas Backteman, Head of Corporate Affairs, Swedbank, phone: +46 708-31 11 66
Anna Sundblad, Press Manager, Swedbank, phone: +46 70 321 39 95
Swedbank promotes a sound and sustainable financial situation for the many people, households and companies. Our vision is to contribute to a development “Beyond Financial Growth”. As a leading bank in the home markets Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, Swedbank offers a wide range of financial services and products. Swedbank has 7.8 million retail customers and around 600,000 corporate customers and organizations with 310 branches in Sweden and approximately 200 branches in the Baltic countries. The group is also present in other Nordic countries, the U.S., China, Russia and Ukraine. As of 31 December, 2012 the group had total assets of SEK 1,847 billion. Read more at www.swedbank.com