Annual General Meeting of AB SKF

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Gothenburg, 25 March 2021: The Annual General Meeting of Aktiebolaget SKF, parent company of the SKF Group, was held on Thursday, 25 March 2021.

Due to the contagious Covid-19 and the authorities’ regulations/guidance on avoiding gatherings of people, the general meeting was held without physical presence by shareholders exercising their voting rights only by postal voting.

The income statements and the balance sheets were adopted, together with the Board’s proposal for distribution of dividend. A dividend of SEK 6.50 per share was approved. Tobe entitled to receive the dividend, shareholders must be recorded in the share register on 29 March 2021.

The Meeting resolved that the Board’s fee for 2021 is to be in accordance with thefollowing:

  1. an allotment of SEK 2,300,000 to the Chairman of the Board, and SEK 750,000 to each of the other Board members; and
  1. an allotment for committee work of SEK 260,000 to the Chairman of the Audit Committee, with SEK 190,000 to each of the other members of the Audit Committee, with SEK 150,000 to the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and with SEK 120,000 to each of the other members of the Remuneration Committee.

A prerequisite for obtaining an allotment is that the Board member is elected by the General Meeting and is not employed by the company.

The following Board members were re-elected: Mr. Hans Stråberg, Mr. Hock Goh, Ms. Barb Samardzich, Ms. Colleen Repplier, Mr. Geert Follens, Mr. Håkan Buskhe and Ms. Susanna Schneeberger. Mr. Rickard Gustafson was newly elected as Board member.

Mr. Hans Stråberg was elected Chairman of the Board.

Deloitte was elected auditor.

The Meeting approved the Board’s proposal to amend the Articles of Association.

The Meeting approved the Board’s remuneration report and the Board’s proposal for a resolution on SKF’s Performance Share Programme 2021.

Aktiebolaget SKF

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PRESS: Theo Kjellberg, Director, Press Relations

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INVESTOR RELATIONS: Patrik Stenberg, Head of Investor Relations
Patrik Stenberg, 46 31-337 2104; 46 705-472 104;

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. We do this by offering solutions that reduce friction and CO2 emissions, whilst at the same time increasing machine uptime and performance. Our products and services around the rotating shaft include bearings, seals, lubrication management, artificial intelligence and wireless condition monitoring. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in 2020 were SEK 74 852 million and the number of employees was 40,963.

® SKF is a registered trademark of the SKF Group.


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