Nomination Committee’s proposal for Board of Mekonomen AB

SEGELTORP, Sweden--()--Regulatory News:

Prior to the Annual General Meeting on 16 April 2013, the Nomination Committee for Mekonomen AB proposes the re-election of Board members Antonia Ax:son Johnson, Kenny Bräck, Anders G Carlberg, Fredrik Persson, Helena Skåntorp and Marcus Storch, as well as the new election of Kenneth Bengtsson.

Kenneth Bengtsson was born in 1961 and has been active within the ICA organisation for more than 30 years, of which 11 as President and CEO. Kenneth is also Chairman of the Board of the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise and Ahlsell AB.

Fredrik Persson is proposed for re-election as Chairman of the Board of Mekonomen AB.

Ahead of the 2013 Annual General Meeting, the Nomination Committee comprised: Göran Ennerfelt, Axel Johnson AB (Chairman), Eva Fraim Påhlman, own shares, Annika Andersson, Swedbank Robur funds, as well as Leif Törnvall, Alecta. Mekonomen’s Chairman, Fredrik Persson, has been a co-opted member of the Nomination Committee.

The Nomination Committee’s proposals are supported by shareholders who jointly represent approximately 36 per cent of all the votes in the company.

The complete proposal of the Nomination Committee, also including proposals pertaining to the Chairman of the Annual General Meeting, fees to be paid to the Board of Directors and auditors, as well as guidelines for the composition of the Nomination Committee will be stated in the Notification of the Annual General Meeting. The proposal and the Nomination Committee’s reasoned opinion with information about the proposed Board members will also be made available at the company and on the company’s website, www.mekonomen.com, in connection with the publication of the Notification of the Annual General Meeting.

The Annual General Meeting of Mekonomen AB will be held on Tuesday, 16 April 2013, at 3:00 p.m. at the Maxim Theatre, Karlaplan 4, in Stockholm.

The information in this press release is such that Mekonomen is obligated to publish in accordance with the Securities Market Act. The information was submitted for publication on 14 February 2013.

Mekonomen makes CarLife easier through a wide and easily accessible range of affordable and innovative solutions and products for consumers and companies. We are the leading spare-parts chain in the Nordic region, with proprietary wholesale operations, more than 400 stores and more than 2,300 workshops operating under the Mekonomen brands.

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Contacts

Göran Ennerfelt, Axel Johnson AB, Chairman of the Nomination Committee
+46 (0)8-701 61 00
or
Mekonomen AB (publ), Corp.
Tel: +46 (0)8-464 00 00
Fax: +46 (0)8-464 00 66

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Contacts

Göran Ennerfelt, Axel Johnson AB, Chairman of the Nomination Committee
+46 (0)8-701 61 00
or
Mekonomen AB (publ), Corp.
Tel: +46 (0)8-464 00 00
Fax: +46 (0)8-464 00 66