Bulletin from Gunnebo AB’s Annual General Meeting 2014
Gunnebo AB held its Annual General Meeting for 2014 in Gothenburg on 10 April.
Adoption of the profit and loss statement and balance sheet
The profit and loss statements and the balance sheets of the parent company and the Group for the financial year 2013 were approved.
In accordance with the proposal of the Board and the President, it was decided on a dividend to the shareholders of SEK 1.00 per share (previous year SEK 1.00) and that Tuesday, April 15, 2014, shall be the record date for receipt of the dividend.
Election of the Board of Directors
Tore Bertilsson, Göran Bille, Charlotte Brogren, Bo Dankis, Mikael Jönsson and Martin Svalstedt were re-elected as members of the Board of Directors. Martin Svalstedt was re-elected as Chairman of the Board.
The AGM decided on a total fee to the Board of Directors for 2014 amounting to SEK 1,750,000, to be divided with SEK 500,000 to the Chairman of the Board (including remuneration for committee work) and with SEK 250,000 to each of the other Board members elected by the shareholders, and a special fee for committee work amounting to SEK 50 000 for the respective chairman of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee and SEK 30 000 each to other committee members.
The AGM approved the proposal presented regarding the Nomination Committee and its tasks.
Election of the Auditor
The AGM re-elected the registered auditing company Deloitte AB for the period until the end of the Annual General Meeting of the Shareholders 2015.
Principles for remuneration to senior executives
The AGM approved the Board’s proposal regarding principles for remuneration to senior executives.
Comments from President’s address to the AGM
Gunnebo’s President and CEO Per Borgvall started his address to the Annual General Meeting with a short description of the Group’s business and customers. This was followed by a summary of the 2013 financial year and sharing of focus areas for Gunnebo in 2014:
"Our business has continued to develop in the right strategic direction during 2013. We have seen continued strong growth on markets in the Asia-Pacific and Americas regions, and in Europe we have noticed the first signs of stabilisation.
"For Gunnebo, 2014 will mean continuing down the road to delivering improved financial results. We will continue to move our point of gravity geographically as well as in terms of how we allocate our resources and move up the value chain. We will also continue to reduce costs in Europe in order to improve our gross margins and further strengthen our cash flow.
"Along with a clear strategy, a strong financial position and motivated employees, this will help us continue to create value for our shareholders, customers and business partners in the future.”
GUNNEBO AB (publ)
Gunnebo discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Swedish Securities Markets Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication at 17:46 CET on April 10, 2014.
For further information, please contact:
Per Borgvall, President & CEO, tel. +46 10 2095 000,
Christian Johansson, CFO tel. +46 10 2095 000, or
Karin Wallström, Marketing & Communication Director, tel. +46 10 2095 026, e-mail: email@example.com
The Gunnebo Security Group is a global leader in security products, services and solutions with an offering covering cash handling, safes and vaults, entrance security and electronic security for banks, retail, CIT, mass transit, public & commercial buildings and industrial & high-risk sites.
The Group has an annual turnover of €610 million, employs 5,600 people and has sales companies in 33 countries across Europe, Middle East & Africa, Asia-Pacific and the Americas as well as Channel Partners on over 100 additional markets.
We make your world safer.