THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM) OF ROTTNEROS WAS HELD ON 16 MAY 2018
Adoption of income statements and balance sheets
The AGM adopted the income statements and the balance sheets for the parent company and the Group for the financial year 2017.
The AGM resolved on an ordinary dividend of SEK 0.30 per share and an extraordinary dividend of SEK 0.07 per share (in total SEK 0.37) for the financial year 2017. The record date for receiving the dividend is 18 May 2018 and the dividend will be paid out on 23 May 2018.
Discharge from liability
The AGM granted the Board members as well as the CEO discharge from liability for the financial year 2017.
The AGM decided that the number of Board members elected unchanged shall be five and re-elected the Board members Marie S. Arwidson, Ulf Carlson, Per Lundeen, Roger Mattsson and Per Skoglund. Per Lundeen was re-elected as Chair of the Board.
Fees for the board members
The AGM decided that the following fees shall be paid to the Board members: SEK 550,000 to the Chair of the Board and SEK 275,000 to each of the other Board members (unchanged). In addition to the Directors’ fees: SEK 10,000 shall be paid to each of the members of the committees (previously no remuneration). The employee representatives shall be paid a fee of SEK 27,500 per person, for the time required to read materials ahead of meetings.
The AGM decided that the company shall have a chartered auditing firm as auditor and new-elected KPMG until the end of the 2019 AGM. The authorized public accountant Jan Malm shall be the auditor in charge. Auditors’ fees shall be paid based on an invoice approved by the CEO.
The AGM approved the proposed instruction for the composition and work of the Nominating Committee, to be applicable until further notice and until else has been resolved by the General Meeting.
Guidelines for remuneration of senior executives
The AGM approved the proposed guidelines for the remuneration of senior executives.
Complete proposals and decisions
The AGM approved all of the proposals presented by the Board and the Nominating Committee. The proposals are available in the previously published notice to attend the AGM and the decisions in the minutes of the AGM, which will be published at the company’s website.
For further information, please contact:
Lennart Eberleh, President and CEO Rottneros AB, +46 270 622 65
Monica Pasanen, CFO Rottneros AB, +46 70-581 4019
This information is information that Rottneros AB (publ) is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact persons set out above, at 15.45 CET on 16 May 2018.
Rottneros is an independent producer of market pulp. The Group comprises the parent company Rottneros AB, listed on NASDAQ Stockholm, and its subsidiaries Rottneros Bruk AB and Vallviks Bruk AB with operations involving the production and sale of market pulp. The Group also includes Rottneros Packaging AB, which manufactures fibre trays, and the wood procurement company Rottneros Baltic SIA in Latvia. The Group has about 300 employees and had a turnover of approximately SEK 1.9 billion in the 2017 financial year.