Ratos: Nomination Committee's proposal regarding Board of Directors

2/24/2014, 8:30 AM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

Ahead of Ratos's 2014 Annual General Meeting, the Nomination Committee proposes that Charlotte Strömberg be elected as a new member of the Board. Margareth Øvrum has declined re-election. The Nomination Committee proposes re-election of Board members Lars Berg, Staffan Bohman, Arne Karlsson, Annette Sadolin, Jan Söderberg and Per-Olof Söderberg. Arne Karlsson is proposed as Chairman of the Board.

Charlotte Strömberg, born 1959, has many years' experience from the financial sector and Swedish enterprises. She has been CEO of Jones Lang LaSalle in the Nordic region for six years and has also held a number of executive positions in Carnegie Investment Bank and Alfred Berg/ABN AMRO. Today Charlotte Strömberg is self-employed and a member of the boards of Boomerang AB, Castellum AB, Intrum Justitia AB, Karolinska institutet, Skanska AB, Swedbank AB (until the next AGM) and the Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (AP4). Charlotte Strömberg has a BSc from the Stockholm School of Economics. As per today's date Charlotte Strömberg owns 1,400 B shares in Ratos.

A detailed presentation of the other proposed Board members can be found at www.ratos.se.

The Nomination Committee comprises Ulrika Danielson (Chairman, representing AP2), Ulf Fahlgren (representing Akademiinvest), Arne Karlsson (Chairman of Ratos's Board), Jan Söderberg (representing his own and related parties' holdings), Maria Söderberg (representing the Torsten Söderberg Foundation) and Per-Olof Söderberg (representing the Ragnar Söderberg Foundation and his own and related parties' holdings).

Ratos's Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday, 27 March 2014 at 16.30 CET at Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre in Stockholm.

For further information, please contact:
Ulrika Danielson, Chairman of the Nomination Committee, +46 31 704 29 29
Arne Karlsson, Chairman of the Board, Ratos, +46 8 700 17 00

Financial calendar from Ratos:

Annual General Meeting 2014
Interim Report January-March 2014
Interim Report January-June 2014
Interim Report January-September 2014
27 March 2014
8 May 2014
14 August 2014
7 November 2014

Ratos is a private equity conglomerate. The company's mission is to maximise shareholder value over time through the professional, active and responsible exercise of its ownership role in primarily medium to large unlisted Nordic companies. Ratos's holdings include AH Industries, Aibel, Arcus-Gruppen, Biolin Scientific, Bisnode, DIAB, Euromaint, GS-Hydro, Hafa Bathroom Group, HENT, HL Display, Inwido, Jøtul, KVD, Mobile Climate Control, Nebula, Nordic Cinema Group and SB Seating. Ratos is listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm and market capitalisation amounts to approximately SEK 21billion.

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Source: Ratos via Globenewswire

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