Notice of Annual General Meeting - BE Group

Notice of Annual General Meeting - BE Group

Press release March 25, 2011 Notice of Annual General Meeting Shareholders in BE Group AB (publ) are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting to...

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Press release

March 25, 2011

Notice of Annual General Meeting Shareholders in BE Group AB (publ) are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting to be held on Thursday 28 April 2011, at 4.00 p.m., in the premises of Nöjesteatern, Amiralsgatan 35 in Malmö. Attendance must be notified no later than Wednesday 20 April 2011, preferably before 12.00 noon. As evident from notice, inter alia the following proposals are submitted regarding matters at the Meeting: •

New election of Anders Ullberg, who is also proposed to become Chairman of the Board, and re-election of the board members Roger Bergqvist, Cecilia Edström, Marita Jaatinen, Lars Olof Nilsson and Lars Spongberg. Carl-Erik Ridderstråle and Joakim Karlsson have declined re-election.



Anders Ullberg was born in 1946 and has a degree in business administration. His assignments include the following: Chairman of the Board of Boliden AB and Studsvik AB and Board member of Atlas Copco AB and Beijer Alma AB. Ullberg has previously held positions within the SSAB Group, including as President between 2000 and 2006.



Re-election of the registered accounting company KPMG AB for a mandate period of one year with Eva Melzig Henriksson as auditor in charge and that fees to the auditor should be paid according to approved invoices.



Determination of guidelines for remuneration to senior executives.



Implementation of a share savings scheme 2011 for key employees in BE Group. Details can be found in the attached notice.



Proposal for a resolution on the authorization of the Board of Directors to decide on transfer of the company’s own shares. Details can be found in the attached notice.



Proposal for a resolution on the authorization of the Board of Directors to resolve on new share issues in connection with company acquisitions. Details can be found in the attached notice.



The Board of Directors has proposed that no dividend is to be distributed for the financial year 2010.

BE Group AB | Corp. Reg. No. 556578-4724

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Additional information about BE Group can be found on the company website www.begroup.com. For further information, please contact: Roger Johansson, President and CEO tel.: +46 (0)733 188 758 e-mail: [email protected] Torbjörn Clementz, CFO and Executive Vice President tel.: +46 (0)70 869 07 88 e-mail: [email protected]

The information disclosed here is such that BE Group AB (publ) is required to disclose pursuant to the Swedish Securities Market Act and/or the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act. This information was submitted for publication on March 25, 2011 at 2 p.m. CET.

BE Group, listed on the Nasdaq OMX Stockholm exchange, is one of Europe’s leading trading and service companies for steel and other metals. The Group has about 10,000 customers, primarily in the construction and engineering industries. BE Group provides various forms of service for steel, stainless steel and aluminium applications. In 2010, the Group reported sales of SEK 5.1 Bn. BE Group has slightly more than 900 employees in nine countries in northern Europe, where Sweden and Finland are its largest markets. The head office is located in Malmö, Sweden. Read more about BE Group at www.begroup.com

BE Group AB | Corp. Reg. No. 556578-4724

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