In accordance with the decision at Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken's Annual General Meeting on 4 April, 2006 the Nomination Committee for the Annual General Meeting 2007 shall consist of one representative for each of the four shareholders controlling the largest number of votes in the Bank. The representatives shall be appointed not later than six months prior to the Annual General Meeting, i.e. 28 September 2006.
The four largest owners, who as per 31 August 2006 were Investor, Trygg-Stiftelsen, Alecta and AFA Försäkring, have appointed the following representatives who, together with the Chairman of the Board, will form the Nomination Committee. The Nomination Committee will prepare a proposal for members of the Board etc to be presented at the Annual General Meeting 2007 for decision.
The representatives are:
Lars Wedenborn, Investor
Hans Mertzig, Trygg-Stiftelsen
Ramsay Brufer, Alecta
Torgny Wännström, AFA Försäkring
Marcus Wallenberg, Chairman of the Board, SEB
The Nomination Committee members together represent approximately 34.5 percent of the voting rights for all shares in the Bank.
The Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 28 March, 2007.
The questions that the Nomination Committee will deal with are described on the website, www.sebgroup.com
, under the heading Corporate Governance.
Shareholders who would like to submit proposals to the Nomination Committee can do so via e-mail: Nomination.Committee@seb.se
or by ordinary mail to the address: Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB, Nomination Committee, c/o Group Legal KA2, 106 40 Stockholm on 12 January 2007 at the latest.
Since the Bank opened in 1856, generations of customers and employees have made SEB what it is today. This year the Group is celebrating 150 years of looking forward.
The SEB Group is a North European financial group for 400,000 corporate customers and institutions, and 5 million private customers. SEB has local presence in the Nordic and Baltic countries, Germany, the Ukraine and Russia. Approximately half of SEB's customers use the internet for their banking transactions. On 30 June 2006, the Group's total assets amounted to SEK 1,986bn while its assets under management totalled SEK 1,086bn. The Group is represented in some 20 countries around the world and has a staff of about 20,000. Read more about SEB at www.sebgroup.com
For further information, please contact:
Per Anders Fasth, Head of Investor Relations, +46 8-763 95 66, +46 70-573 45 50