The proposal by the Nomination Committee of Investor AB for election of Members of the Board of Directors
The Nomination Committee of Investor AB submits the following proposals to be presented at the Annual General Meeting of shareholders to be held on May 8, 2019, with regard to the number and election of Members of the Board of Directors.
The Nomination Committee proposes eleven Members of the Board of Directors and no Deputy Members of the Board of Directors.
The Nomination Committee proposes the following persons for re-election as Members of the Board of Directors: Gunnar Brock, Johan Forssell, Magdalena Gerger, Tom Johnstone, Sara Mazur, Grace Reksten Skaugen, Hans Stråberg, Lena Treschow Torell, Jacob Wallenberg and Marcus Wallenberg.
Josef Ackermann has declined re-election.
The Nomination Committee proposes Dominic Barton to be elected as new Member of the Board of Directors.
Dominic Barton was born in 1962 and is a Canadian/British citizen. Dominic Barton is Global Managing Partner Emeritus and Senior Partner at McKinsey and Chair of the Canadian Minister of Finance’s Advisory Council on Economic Growth. Dominic Barton is also Trustee of the Brookings Institution, Rhodes Trustee at Oxford University, adjunct professor at Tsinghua University in Beijing and co-founder of FCLT Global (Focusing Capital on the Long Term). Dominic Barton was Global Managing Partner at McKinsey between 2009 and 2018. Before becoming Managing Partner at McKinsey, Dominic Barton served as Chair of McKinsey Asia from 2004 to 2009 and headed McKinsey’s office in Korea from 2000 to 2004. For the last six years Dominic Barton has also been Chair of the Seoul International Business Advisory Council. Dominic Barton has a Bachelor of Arts Honors in Economics from University of British Colombia and a Master of Philosophy in Economics from Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.
The Nomination Committee proposes Jacob Wallenberg to be re-elected as Chair of the Board of Directors.
The members of the Nomination Committee are Michael Treschow (Wallenberg Foundations, Chair of the Nomination Committee), Anders Oscarsson (AMF and AMF Funds), Lars Isacsson (SEB Foundation), Ramsay Brufer (Alecta) and Jacob Wallenberg (Chair of the Board).
Information about all persons proposed as Members of the Board of Directors of Investor AB, the Nomination Committee’s statement regarding the proposal for the Board of Directors and the Nomination Committee’s complete proposal can be found on Investor’s website, www.investorab.com, and will, free of charge, be sent to the shareholders who request the Company to do so.
The Nomination Committee of Investor AB (publ)
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Investor, founded by the Wallenberg family in 1916, is an engaged owner of high quality global companies. We have a long-term investment perspective. Through board participation, as well as industrial experience, our network and financial strength, we work continuously to support our companies to remain or become best-in-class. Our holdings include, among others, Atlas Copco, SEB, ABB, Ericsson and Mölnlycke Health Care.