SSAB to convene extraordinary general meeting due to the resignation of the Board chairman

In consequence of the ownership changes in SSAB during May and June this year, Bengt Kjell, chairman of the Board of Directors (Board), has today informed the Board that he wishes to resign from the Board at the earliest convenience.

The Board has been further informed that SSAB’s Nomination Committee, having been informed of Bengt Kjell’s intention, has prepared the matter and decided to propose Lennart Evrell, who is currently a Board member, as the new chairman and that the number of Board members be reduced to seven (instead of eight as at present).

For the reason above, the Board will convene an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders as soon as possible by a notice to be published in due course.

For further information, please contact:
Per Hillström, Head of Investor Relations, SSAB, tel +46 70 295 2912, per.hillstrom@ssab.com 

SSAB is a Nordic and US-based steel company. SSAB offers value added products and services developed in close cooperation with its customers to create a stronger, lighter and more sustainable world. SSAB has employees in over 50 countries. SSAB has production facilities in Sweden, Finland and the US. SSAB is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm and has a secondary listing on Nasdaq Helsinki. www.ssab.com.
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