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Work of the Board

The work of the Board follows a yearly agenda. In 2016 the Board held eight meetings including its statutory meeting, one of which was held by circulation.

The work of the Board of Directors follows an annual agenda established in the Board’s Procedural Rules. In preparation for each Board meeting, the Board receives reports and documentation compiled according to established procedures. The purpose of these procedures is to ensure that, in advance of all Board meetings, the Board receives the relevant information and documentation on which to base decisions. All documentation is drafted in English.

Activities in 2016

 

In 2016 the Board held eight meetings including its statutory meeting, one of which was held by circulation. For the September 2016 meeting the Board visited Skanska’s operations in Gothenburg together with the management team of Skanska Sweden, Skanska Commercial Property Development Nordic and BoKlok. In conjunction with the meeting site visits were made to the projects Marieholmsbron, Park 49 and Tändstickan in Gothenburg.

The more important issues dealt with by the Board during the year included updating and monitoring operations, writedowns on construction projects in Poland, monitoring and updating the Group’s business plan for 2016–2020, the adoption of a new Code of Conduct for the Group, reviewing the company’s anti-corruption measures, updates on the investigations relating to the Czech Republic and Brazil, succession planning for the CEO, the other members of SET and Business Unit Presidents, internal control and risk management. An important emphasis was safety and sustainability.

Attendance at Board and committee meetings 2016

 Board meetingsAudit 
Committee
Compensation 
Committee
Project Review Committee
Number of meetings 8 6 7 12
Board member        
Hans Biörck* 6 5 6 8
Johan Karlström 8     12
Fredrik Lundberg 8     12
Nina Linander 8 6   12
John Carrig 8 6 7 12
Charlotte Strömberg 8 6 7  12
Pär Boman 8 6   11
Jayne McGivern 8     12
Gunnar Larsson 7      
Richard Hörstedt 8     12 

Lennart Karlsson **

7      
Pär-Olow Johansson 8      
Thomas Larsson 8      

* From April 6, 2016
** From January 1, 2016

Last updated: 3/30/2017