Information from Extraordinary General Meeting

Setra Group AB (publ) held an Extraordinary General Meeting at Setra’s head office in Solna on Tuesday, 27 November.

At the Extraordinary General Meeting Michael Bertorp was elected as the new independent Chairman of Setra’s Board to succeed Håkan Ahlqvist who has tendered his resignation.

Michael Bertorp was born in 1949 and holds an LL.M degree from Lund University, 1972. For several years he held a number of different positions within Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA. Most recently he was Executive Vice President and President of SCA Americas, an assignment which ended in 2005. Michael Bertorp has worked as an advisor since 2006. He has also had directorships in Handelsbanken Fonder and Åmotfors Energi AB.

The other members of Setra’s Board will remain as elected at the Annual General Meeting:

Ulf Agerhill, Member of the Board of Mellanskog,

Sture Karlsson, CEO of Mellanskog,

Per Matses, CFO of Sveaskog, and

Per-Olof Wedin, President and CEO of Sveaskog.

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