Resolutions at Getinge’s Annual General Meeting
21 April, 2009
At the Annual General Meeting of Getinge AB held on 21 April 2009, the following was resolved.
Election of Board of Directors
Carl Bennet (Chairman), Johan Bygge, Rolf Ekedahl, Carola Lemne, Johan Malmquist, Margareta Norell Bergendal and Johan Stern were re-elected members of the Board.
Fees to the Board of Directors
It was resolved that remuneration to the Board of Directors shall amount to a total of SEK 2,975,000, of which SEK 850,000 will be paid to the Chairman and SEK 425,000 each to the other Board members elected by the Meeting who are not employees of the Group. In addition hereto, the Meeting resolved that remuneration totalling SEK 500,000 will be paid for the work of the Audit Committee, of which SEK 200,000 to the Chairman and SEK 100,000 each to the other members, while a total of SEK 250,000 will be paid for the work of the Remuneration Committee, of which SEK 100,000 will be paid to the Chairman and SEK 75,000 each to the other members.
According to the proposal of the Board of Directors and the CEO, the Annual General Meeting resolved to declare a dividend of SEK 2,40 per share. Friday 24 April 2009 was determined as record date for dividend.
Guidelines for Remuneration to Senior Executives
The Annual General Meeting approved the proposal of the Board regarding guidelines for remuneration to senior executives. The proposal principally implies the following. Remuneration and other terms and conditions of employment for senior executives shall be based on market conditions and be competitive in all markets where Getinge is active to ensure that competent and proficient employees can be attracted, motivated and retained. The total remuneration to senior executives shall comprise basic salary, variable remuneration, pensions and other benefits. The variable remuneration shall be restricted and based on predetermined targets. No variable remuneration shall be paid if the profit before tax is negative. The Board shall retain the right to deviate from the guidelines if motivated by particular reasons on an individual basis.
Getinge, 21 April 2009
Getinge AB (publ)
For further information, please contact:
Johan Malmquist, President and CEO
Ulf Grunander, Chief Financial Officer
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