Decisions approved by the Annual Shareholder's Meeting of SAS AB 2006
On Thursday, April 20, 2006, the Annual Shareholder’s Meeting, in accordance with the proposal from the Nominations Committee, reelected the following members of the Board of SAS AB: Egil Myklebust (Chairman), Berit Kjøll, Timo Peltola, Fritz H. Schur, Anitra Steen, and Jacob Wallenberg. In addition, Jens Erik Christensen was elected as a new member. Jens Erik Christensen, born 1950, is CEO of Codan A/S, Codan Forsikring A/S and Trygg-Hansa Försäkrings AB. Christensen is also Chairman of the Board of Forsikring & Pension and a member of the Board of Falck A/S.
It was decided that the nomination committee shall comprise six member and shall prepare a proposal to be presented for decision at the Annual Shareholder’s Meeting in 2007, defining the number of Board members, persons nominated as Board members and Chairman, remuneration for the Board divided between the Chairman, Vice Chairman, other members and any remuneration for work on Board committees, auditors’ fees and suggest the nomination committee for the Annual Shareholder’s Meeting in 2008.
The following persons were elected to the nominations committee: Jonas Iversen, Ministry of Industry, Employment and Communications, for the Swedish government; Jacob Heinsen, Ministry of Finance, for the Danish government; Reier Söberg, Ministry of Trade and Industry, for the Norwegian government; Mathias Pedersen for the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation; Jarl Ulvin for Odin Forvaltning; and Henrik Michael Normann for Danske Bank.
The Meeting decided that no dividend would be paid to shareholders for 2005.
In the matter of the Articles of Association and other matters, the Annual Shareholder’s Meeting voted in favor of the proposals in the notification of the Meeting.
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