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2018-08-14 11:00

Christian Jansson elected new Chairman of the Board at an Extraordinary General Meeting of PostNord AB (publ)

An Extraordinary General Meeting of PostNord AB (publ) was held on August 14. The general meeting passed a resolution approving the shareholders’ proposal regarding members of the Board, Chairman of the Board, Vice Chairman of the Board and remuneration for the Vice Chairman of the Board.

The general meeting decided to elect Christian Jansson and Christian Frigast as members of the Board for the period until the end of the next Annual General Meeting. They replace Jens Moberg, Chairman and member of the Board, and member of the Board Anitra Steen, who have stood down from the Board of PostNord. 

Christian Jansson was elected as Chairman of the Board and Christian Frigast was elected as Vice Chairman of the Board. 

Christian Jansson was born in 1949. He has a master’s degree in business and economics and also holds an honorary doctorate from Lund University. His current positions include Chairman of the Board of Accumbo and Random Walk Imaging as well as member of the board of Excillum. His previous positions include CEO of KappAhl, Ellos and Europris. He has also been Chairman of the Board of Apoteket, Min Doktor and Svensk Handel. 

Christian Frigast was born in 1951. He has a master’s degree in political science from the University of Copenhagen. He is a Partner in and Chairman of Axcel Management A/S, where he was previously Managing Partner, and is also Chairman of the Board of Danmarks Skibskredit Holding A/S, EKF – Danmarks Eksportkredit, Bestyrelsesforeningen and the think tank Axcelfuture, Vice Chairman of the Board of Pandora A/S, the DVCA (Danish Venture Capital Association) and the Axcel Advisory Board, and a member of the Board of Nordic Waterproofing A/S. 

Remuneration of SEK 670,000 on an annual basis will be paid to the Chairman of the Board, in accordance with a previous resolution passed by the AGM. This sum will be split between the retiring chairman and incoming chairman, based on how long each person serves as chairman in relation to the time the assignment refers to, as per the resolution of the AGM. 

Remuneration for the Vice Chairman of the Board of SEK 500,000 on an annual basis was decided by the general meeting. 

PostNord AB (publ), the parent company of the PostNord Group, is 40 % owned by the Danish government and 60 % owned by the Swedish government. Voting rights are shared 50/50 between the two governments. The Danish government was represented at the extraordinary general meeting by Bente Bohn, senior administrative officer at the Danish Ministry of Transport, Building and Housing, and the Swedish government was represented by Christine Leandersson, Deputy Director at the Swedish Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation. 

The complete minutes of the meeting will be published at

If you have any questions, please contact:
PostNord Media Relations, tel +46(0)10-436 10 10, email  

Contact person: Thomas Backteman. This information is such that PostNord AB (publ) is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation and the Securities Markets Act. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 11.00 a.m. CET on August 14, 2018.   

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Last Updated: 2018-08-14 11:00