STOCKHOLM, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:
Nobia’s Nomination Committee, which represents more than 50 per cent of the votes in Nobia, has informed the company of its proposals to the 2014 Annual General Meeting regarding election of the members of the Board of Directors and auditors.
The Nomination Committee proposes that Stefan Jacobsson and Ricard Wennerklint be elected as new Board members.
Stefan Jacobsson has experience in international business and international marketing. His previous positions include serving as President of PUMA AG and Nybron Flooring, and he is Board Chairman of Thule Group AB and AB Interpares, and Board member of Etac AB. Stefan Jacobsson is deemed to be independent in relation to the company, company management and major shareholders.
Ricard Wennerklint is the Deputy CEO of If Skadeförsäkring and a member of the Sampo Group Executive Committee. If Skadeförsäkring owns 12 per cent of the shares in Nobia. Accordingly, Ricard Wennerklint is dependent in relation to Nobia’s major shareholders, but is independent in relation to the company and company management.
The Nomination Committee proposes the re-election of Morten Falkenberg, Lilian Fossum Biner, Nora Førisdal Larssen, Johan Molin, Thore Ohlsson and Fredrik Palmstierna. The Nomination Committee also proposes the re-election of Johan Molin as Chairman of the Board.
The Nomination Committee proposes the re-election of registered public accounting firm KPMG AB with Authorised Public Accountant George Pettersson as the new Auditor in Charge to serve until the conclusion of the following Annual General Meeting. George Petterson is the President of KPMG AB. Helene Willberg, who has been Nobia’s Auditor in Charge for seven years, cannot be re-elected in accordance with the Swedish Companies Act.
The complete proposal from the Nomination Committee will be presented in the notice of the Annual General Meeting that will be published on 10 March.
Nobia develops and sells kitchens through some twenty strong brands in Europe, including Magnet in the UK; Hygena in France; HTH, Norema, Sigdal, Invita and Marbodal in Scandinavia; Petra, Parma and A la Carte in Finland; ewe, FM and Intuo in Austria, as well as Poggenpohl globally. Nobia generates profitability by combining economies of scale with attractive kitchen offerings. The Group has approximately 6,600 employees and net sales of about SEK 12 billion in 2012. The Nobia share is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm under the ticker NOBI. Website: www.nobia.com.
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