Resolutions at Arjo’s Annual General Meeting 27 April 2021
Due to the corona pandemic and to limit the risk for spreading the virus, Arjo AB (publ) held the 2021 Annual General Meeting through electronic connection in accordance with the temporary law applicable during 2021. The shareholders could exercise their voting rights at the Meeting only by participating digitally or by postal voting in advance.
At the Annual General Meeting the following was resolved:
Adoption of the Income Statement and the Balance Sheet
The Annual General Meeting adopted the Income Statement and the Balance Sheet as well as the Consolidated Income Statement and the Consolidated Balance Sheet for the financial year 2020.
In accordance with the proposal of the Board of Directors and the CEO, the Annual General Meeting resolved to declare a dividend of SEK 0.85 per share. 29 April 2021 was determined as record date for dividend.
Discharge from liability
The Board members and the CEO were discharged from liability for their administration of the company for the financial year 2020.
Election of Board of Directors
Johan Malmquist (Chairman), Carl Bennet, Eva Elmstedt, Dan Frohm, Ulf Grunander, Carola Lemne and Joacim Lindoff were re-elected as members of the Board.
Fees to the Board of Directors
It was resolved that remuneration to the Board of Directors shall amount to a total of SEK 4,625,000 excluding remuneration for Committee work, of which SEK 1,475,000 to the Chairman and SEK 630,000 to each of the other Board members elected by the Meeting who are not employees of Arjo Group. In addition hereto, the Meeting resolved that work in the Audit Committee shall be compensated with SEK 260,000 to the Chairman and SEK 130,000 to each of the other members, while work in the Remuneration Committee shall be compensated with SEK 140,000 to the Chairman and SEK 100,000 to each of the other members.
Election of auditors
The registered public accounting firm Öhrlings PricewaterhouseCoopers AB was re-elected auditor of the company for a term of one year. The public accounting firm has informed that Cecilia Andrén Dorselius will be the auditor in charge. It was resolved that auditor fees shall be paid in accordance with approved account.
Amendment of the Articles of Association
In accordance with the proposal of the Board of Directors, the Annual General Meeting resolved to amend the Articles of Association in order to be able to use the alternatives provided by the Swedish Companies Act with regard to decisions on proxy collection, postal voting and the presence of third parties at General Meetings.
The Annual General Meeting resolved to approve the Board’s report over remunerations in accordance with the Chapter 8 section 53 a, the Swedish Companies Act, regarding the financial year 2020.
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