Report from ICA Gruppen’s 2018 Annual General Meeting

ICA Gruppen’s 2018 Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday, 12 April at Quality Hotel Friends, Råsta Strandväg 1, Solna.265 shareholders, employees and guests were in attendance at the meeting, which was chaired by Claes-Göran Sylvén, Chairman of the Board.

ICA Gruppen’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) approved the proposed dividend of SEK 11 per share for the 2017 financial year. The record date for the dividend was set at Monday 16 April 2018. Dividends are expected to be paid via Euroclear Sweden AB on Thursday, 19 April 2018.

The AGM resolved in favour of re-election of the board members Göran Blomberg, Cecilia Daun Wennborg, Andrea Gisle Joosen, Fredrik Hägglund, Jeanette Jäger, Bengt Kjell, Magnus Moberg, Claes-Göran Sylvén and Anette Wiotti. Fredrik Persson was elected as a new board member. Claes-Göran Sylvén was re-elected as Chairman of the Board. Jan Olofsson declined re-election.

Total directors’ fees were set at SEK 5,600,000, of which SEK 1,100,000 to be paid to the Chairman of the Board and SEK 500,000 to each of the other AGM-elected directors. In addition, it was resolved that SEK 1,300,000 shall be allocated for committee work. The auditors’ fees shall be paid in accordance with approved invoice.

The chartered accounting firm KPMG AB was re-elected as auditor. KPMG AB has announced that it will appoint Authorised Public Accountant Thomas Forslund as chief auditor.

The AGM adopted the income statements and balance sheets for the Parent Company and the Group, and granted discharge from liability for the members of ICA Gruppen’s board of directors and CEO for the 2017 financial year

The AGM resolved in favour of principles for appointment of the Nomination Committee, in accordance with the Nomination Committee’s proposal.

The AGM resolved in favour of principles for remuneration and other terms of employment for senior executives. Remuneration shall comprise a base salary, pension, and two variable remuneration systems in the form of a cash bonus, of which one has a term of one year and the other a term of three years.

At the AGM the CEO Per Strömberg was interviewed by the financial journalist Mia Odebas about ICA Gruppen’s operations. A recorded version of the interview will be available at

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ICA Gruppen press service, Telephone number: +46 10 422 52 52

ICA Gruppen AB (publ) är ett ledande detaljhandelsföretag med fokus på mat och hälsa. I koncernen ingår ICA Sverige och Rimi Baltic som i huvudsak driver dagligvaruhandel, ICA Fastigheter som äger och förvaltar fastigheter, ICA Banken som erbjuder finansiella tjänster och Apotek Hjärtat som driver apoteksverksamhet. I koncernen ingår även Hemtex. För mer information se


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About ICA GruppenICA Gruppen AB (publ) is a leading retail company with a focus on food and health. The Group includes ICA Sweden and Rimi Baltic which mainly conduct grocery retail, ICA Real Estate which owns and manages properties, ICA Bank which offers financial services and Apotek Hjärtat which conducts pharmacy operations. The Group also includes the wholly owned portfolio company inkClub and the partly owned portfolio company Hemtex. For more information see


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