Around 60 shareholders and guests attended the Annual General Meeting today. The meeting was chaired by Mats Johansson.
CEO summarized the year of 2022
Acting CEO Jonny Sandstedt gave a summary of events and activities in ProfilGruppen during 2022.
A summary of the CEO's speech will be published on the company’s website.
The AGM decided on a dividend of SEK 4 per share (previous year SEK 13.50) for the financial year 2022.
The record date for the dividend shall be Thursday April 20, 2023. Payment through Euroclear Sweden AB is expected to take place on Tuesday, April 25, 2023.
Election of the Board and auditor
Bengt Stillström, Tomas Berggren, Mari Kadowaki and Mats Johansson was re-elected. Mats Johansson was elected Chairman of the Board.
The chairman informed that the employees appointed Mikael Ekbring with Sebastian Nilsson as deputy, and Magnus Gabrielsson with Anders Johansson as deputy as their representatives on the board.
The Company’s auditor, Ernst & Young AB, with Marika Sengoltz as auditor in charge, was re-elected for the coming year.
The AGM decided on fees for Board members in 2023 as follows:
To the Chairman SEK 400,000.
To other Board Members elected by the AGM and not employed by the company SEK 155,000 each.
The remuneration- and audit committees are included in the Board's tasks and no additional fees will be paid. No fees will be paid to Board Members and deputies elected by the employees.
Remuneration for auditors was decided in accordance with approved invoices.
Decision regarding nomination committee for the AGM 2024
The Annual General Meeting approved the proposal from the nomination committee on the procedural issues regarding how the new nomination committee is to be appointed and regarding its duties for the Annual General Meeting 2024.
Authorisation for the Board to decide on new issues of shares
The Annual General Meeting granted the Board authorisation, during the period until the next Annual General Meeting, on one or more occasions, with or without preferential rights for the shareholders, to make decisions regarding new issues of maximum 700,000 shares, corresponding to in total approximately 9.5 percent of the share capital. The decision on new issue may contain conditions stating that the shares issued may be paid by issue in kind, offsetting or otherwise under conditions in accordance to the Swedish Companies Act 13 chapter 5§ first paragraph 6. The Board is authorised also to decide on the other terms of a new issue of shares.
The decision was taken with the required majority.
The reason for the authorisation is to enable the company to issue shares as payment for acquisitions of companies or shares of companies and/or assets, which the Board deems to be of value to the ProfilGruppen group's activities, or in order to strengthen the company’s capital position.
Adoption of statements
The income statement and balance sheet as well as the consolidated income statement and the consolidated balance sheet for the 2022 financial year were adopted. The Board’s remuneration report was approved.
Minutes from the AGM
Verified minutes from the AGM will be published on the company’s website.
The interim report for the second quarter will be submitted on 13 July 2023, 14.00 CET. Dates for the release of financial information are available on the Group’s website.
Åseda, April 18, 2023
Board of ProfilGruppen AB (publ.)
Corporate ID no. 556277-8943