03 Nov 2009 08:30

Changes in Nomination Committee for SEB

According to the decision at Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken's Annual General Meeting 2009 the Nomination Committee for the Annual General Meeting 2010 shall consist of one representative for each of the four shareholders, or group of shareholders, controlling the largest number of votes in the Bank on 31 August 2009, who wishes to appoint a representative. In this respect a group of shareholders shall be considered as one shareholder if they have been classified as a group of shareholders in the Euroclear Sweden AB register. The names of the representatives were published on 23 September 2009.
 
Furthermore, according to the Annual General Meeting decision, if a shareholder who has appointed a member to the Nomination Committee ceases to belong to the four shareholders controlling the largest number of votes, the member shall resign from the Committee and the shareholder who has become one of the four shareholders controlling the largest number of votes shall be entitled to appoint its representative.
 
As per 30 September 2009 the four owners controlling the largest number of votes according to the Euroclear register, wishing to appoint a representative, were Investor, Trygg-Stiftelsen, Alecta and AMF Pension and Funds. The former, by AFA Försäkring, appointed representative Maj-Charlotte Wallin has resigned from the Committee. AMF Pension and Funds has appointed Peder Hasslev as new representative.
 
Nomination Committee:
 
Petra Hedengran, Chairman, Investor
William af Sandeberg, Trygg-Stiftelsen
Staffan Grefbäck, Alecta
Peder Hasslev, AMF Pension and Funds
Marcus Wallenberg, Chairman of the Board, SEB
 
The Nomination Committee members together represent approximately 38.9 per cent of the voting rights for all shares in the Bank.
 
The SEB Board of Directors has appointed Urban Jansson additional member of the Committee.  
 
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, Ukraine and Russia and a global presence through its international network in major financial centres. On 30 September 2009, the Group's total assets amounted to SEK 2,233bn (~EUR 219bn) while its assets under management totalled SEK 1,295bn (~EUR 127bn).The Group has about 20,000 employees. Read more about SEB at www.sebgroup.com.
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For further information, please contact:
Ulf Grunnesjö, Head of Investor Relations, tel. +46-8-763 85 01, +46-70-763 85 01
Viveka Hirdman-Ryrberg, Head of Corporate Communication, tel. +46-8-763 85 77, +46-70-550 35 00