Notice of Annual General Meeting of Vitrolife AB (publ)
The Annual General Meeting of Vitrolife AB (publ) will take place on Tuesday May 5, 2015, at 5 p.m. in the company’s premises at Gustaf Werners gata 2 in Gothenburg. Notice of attendance at the Annual General Meeting shall be given no later than Tuesday, April 28, 2015.
Shareholders wishing to participate at the Annual General Meeting shall notify the company by mail to Vitrolife AB (publ), Box 9080, SE-400 92 Gothenburg, Sweden, Att: Anita Ahlqvist, by phone +46 31 721 80 83, by fax +46 31 721 80 99 or by e-mail email@example.com. Full name/business name, preferably personal identification number/ company registration number (or the equivalent), address, telephone number, number of shares, details of any advisors and where appropriate details of a representative or proxy must be stated in the notification. A proxy form in Swedish for shareholders wishing to be represented by proxy will be found on www.vitrolife.com.
Shareholders that have their shares registered in the name of a nominee must temporarily record their shares in the share register kept by Euroclear Sweden AB in their own names to be able to attend the General Meeting. Such registration must be carried out no later than Tuesday, April 28, 2015.
The following proposals will be amongst those presented at the Annual General Meeting:
- Dividend of SEK 1.50 per share and Thursday, May 7, 2015, as the record date for the dividend.
- The Election Committee proposes that the Board shall consist of six members (unchanged). The Election Committee proposes that the Board shall consist of the following members: Fredrik Mattsson (re-election), Tord Lendau (re-election), Barbro Fridén (re-election), Carsten Browall (re-election), Pia Marions (re-election) and Jón Sigurdsson (new Board member). The Board member Maris Hartmanis has declined re-election. It is proposed that Carsten Browall is elected as Chairman of the Board (re-election). Remuneration to the Board members is proposed to be SEK 1,440,000, of which SEK 450,000 to the Chairman of the Board, SEK 150,000 to each of the other members of the Board. SEK 60,000 to the Chairman of the Audit Committee, SEK 60,000 to the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and SEK 30,000 to the other members of these committees. The proposal equals an increase of SEK 330,000 of the total amount compared to the previous year.
- Authorization for the Board to resolve to issue new shares up until the next Annual General Meeting.
- Authorization for the Board to make a decision on the acquisition of the company’s own shares during the period up until the next Annual General Meeting.
Attachment: Full notice
Gothenburg, March 31, 2015
VITROLIFE AB (publ)
Carsten Browall, Chairman of the Board, phone +46 70 255 65 32
Mikael Engblom, CFO, phone +46 31 721 80 14
Vitrolife is required to publish the information in this press release in accordance with the Swedish Securities Market Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication on March 31, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.
This is a translation of the Swedish version of the press release. When in doubt, the Swedish wording prevails.
Vitrolife is an international medical device Group. Vitrolife Fertility product area develops, produces and markets medical devices for assisted reproduction. Work is also carried out to enable the use and handling of stem cells for therapeutic purposes
Vitrolife has approximately 330 employees and the company's products are sold in almost 110 markets. The company is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden, and there are also offices in USA, Australia, France, Italy, United Kingdom, China, Japan, Hungary and Denmark. The Vitrolife share is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, Mid Cap.
Vitrolife AB (publ), Box 9080, SE-400 92 Göteborg, Sweden. Corporate identity number 556354-3452. Tel: 46 31 721 80 00. Fax: 46 31 721 80 99. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.vitrolife.com/