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External auditor

Election of auditors

Getinge’s auditors are appointed for a one year period.

The Nomination Committee’s presents its proposal for election of auditors to the Annual General Meeting. The Audit Committee provides their recommendation regarding the appointment of auditor to the Nomination Committee.

At the Annual General Meeting 2020 Öhrlings PriceWaterhouseCoopers AB was appointed as auditor for the period until the end of the Annual General Meeting held 2021. The authorized auditor Johan Rippe is the principal auditor.

The auditor review, in accordance with good accounting practice, the annual report, the book keeping, the consolidated accounts and also the management by the Board of Directors and CEO. The auditor submit the auditor’s report and a consolidated auditor’s report after the end of each fiscal year. The auditor regularly report the conclusions from the audit to the Audit Committee and the Board of Directors.

In addition to their regular auditor assignment, Öhrlings PricewaterhouseCoopers AB also provide Getinge consultation- and investigation services. Such services are provided in accordance with the guidelines approved by the Audit Committee for the approval of the nature, scope and fees of such services. Services performed are not deemed to incur any conflict of interest.  Information regarding the auditors is available in note 5 in the annual report for 2019.