Communiqué from the Annual General Meeting in Skanska AB (publ)
The following resolutions were made at Skanska AB (publ)’s Annual General Meeting held in Stockholm today, inter alia:
The dividend for 2018 was approved in accordance with the Board’s proposal of SEK 8.25 per share. The record date for the dividend is April 17, 2018.
The Meeting resolved to elect seven Board members elected by the Annual General Meeting and re-elected Pär Boman, Nina Linander, Fredrik Lundberg, Jayne McGivern, Charlotte Strömberg, Hans Biörck and Catherine Marcus as Board members.
Hans Biörck was re-elected as Chairman of the Board.
Further the Meeting approved the following Board fees:
• Chairman of the Board: SEK 2,040,000.
• Board members: SEK 680,000.
• Chairman of the Audit Committee: SEK 220,000.
• Members of the Audit Committee: SEK 157,500.
• Chairman of the Compensation Committee: SEK 110,000.
• Members of the Compensation Committee: SEK 105,000.
• Chairman and members of the Project Review Committee: SEK 205,000.
The Meeting re-elected EY as auditor, the auditor in charge will be Hamish Mabon.
The Meeting adopted the same Instructions for the Nomination Committee in Skanska AB (publ) as before, with the addition of a final date, 31 December, for the Nomination Committee to consider inclusion of new members in connection with ownership changes.
The Meeting approved the Board’s proposal for principles for salaries and other remuneration to senior executives.
The Meeting resolved to authorize the Board during the period until the next Annual General Meeting to acquire not more than 3,000,000 Series B shares in Skanska. The intention is to secure delivery of shares to the participants in Skanska’s employee ownership program, which was approved by the Annual General meeting on April 6, 2016 (2017 – 2019) Seop 4.
The Meeting resolved to authorize the Board during the period until the next Annual General Meeting to transfer not more than 700,000 Series B Shares in Skanska that have been purchased by virtue of previous authorizations to repurchase own shares, for the purpose of covering certain costs, that may occur in relation to Skanska’s employee ownership program, resolved by the Annual General Meeting on April 11, 2013 (2014 – 2016) Seop 3.
Information about the Annual General Meeting is available at the Company and on the website: https://group.skanska.com, under Corporate Governance/Annual General Meeting.
A pdf-version of the complete press release can be downloaded below.