PostNord AB’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) took place on April 27 2017. The AGM passed resolutions on the election of Board of Directors and auditors and that no dividend be paid to the owners.
PostNord AB (publ) is owned to 40% by the Danish state and to 60% by the Swedish state and is the parent company of the PostNord Group. The voting rights are distributed 50/50 between the two states. The Danish state was represented at the AGM by Michael Birch, Company Director at the Danish Ministry of Transport and the Swedish state was represented by Christine Leandersson, Deputy Director at the Swedish Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation.
Resolutions adopted at the AGM:
The AGM resolved to adopt the 2016 income statements and balance sheets for PostNord AB and the PostNord Group.
The AGM resolved on distribution of profit in accordance with the Board of Directors’ proposal that no dividend should be paid.
The Board of Directors and the President & CEO were granted discharge from liability for the financial year 2016.
The Board of Directors presented proposals for guidelines for remuneration to senior executives, which were adopted by the AGM.
The AGM resolved to approve the proposals regarding fees to the Board of Directors for the period until the next AGM.
The AGM resolved that the Board of Directors shall consist of eight members elected by the AGM, and no deputies. Jens Moberg was re-elected as the Chairman of the Board. The AGM re-elected Mats Abrahamsson, Gunnel Duveblad, Christian Ellegaard and Anitra Steen. The AGM elected Måns Carlson, Jesper Lok and Peder Lundquist as new members of the Board. Replacing Mette Grunnet, who resigned from the Board on February 14 for health reasons, and Torben Janholt and Magnus Skåninger, both of whom declined re-election.
Måns Carlson, born in 1968, has a MSc in Engineering and an MBA from INSEAD. He is Deputy Director at the Swedish Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation’s Department for State-Owned Enterprises.
Jesper Lok was born in 1968. He has an MBA from Nova Southeastern University, Tokyo. Jesper Lok is President of Allianceplus A/S and Senior Consultant at Boston Consulting Group. He is Chairman of the Board of J. Lauritzen A/S and ESVAGT A/S, Deputy Chairman of Danish Crown A/S and Member of the Presidium of UNICEF Denmark.
Peder Lundquist was born in 1970. He has an MSc in Political Science from Århus University. Peder Lundquist serves as a Head of Department at the Danish Ministry of Finance.
The AGM further resolved to re-appoint KPMG AB as auditor for the period until the end of the next AGM. Authorized public accountant Tomas Gerhardsson had been appointed auditor in charge.
Minutes of the AGM is found here.