In accordance with the decision at Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken's Annual General Meeting on 8 April 2008 the Nomination Committee for the Annual General Meeting 2009 shall consist of one representative for each of the four shareholders, or group of shareholders, controlling the largest number of votes in the Bank who wish to appoint a representative. The names of the representatives shall be published no later than six months prior to the Annual General Meeting.
The four owners controlling the largest number of votes, who wish to appoint a representative, were as per 29 August 2008 Investor, Trygg-Stiftelsen, Alecta and AFA Försäkring. These owners 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 2009 for decision.
The representatives are:
Petra Hedengran, Investor
Hans Mertzig, Trygg-Stiftelsen
Staffan Grefbäck, Alecta
Maj-Charlotte Wallin, AFA Försäkring
Marcus Wallenberg, Chairman of the Board, SEB
The Nomination Committee members together represent approximately 38,9 percent of the voting rights for all shares in the Bank.
The Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 25 March 2009.
The questions that the Nomination Committee will deal with are described on 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
or by ordinary mail to the address: Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB, Nomination Committee, c/o Group Legal KA2, 106 40 Stockholm on 12 January 2009 at the latest.
SEB is a North European financial group serving some 400,000 corporate customers and institutions and five million private individuals. SEB offers universal banking services in Sweden, Germany and the Baltic countries - Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. It also has local presence in the other Nordic countries, Poland, Ukraine and Russia and a global presence through its international network in another ten countries. On 30 June 2008, the Group's total assets amounted to SEK 2,304bn (EUR 244 bn) while its assets under management totalled SEK 1,295bn (EUR 137 bn). The Group has about 22,000 employees. Read more about SEB at www.sebgroup.com
For further information, please contact:
Ulf Grunnesjö, Head of Investor Relations, tel. +46-8-763 85 01, +46-70-763 85 01