At the AGM in Holmen, the dividend was set at a total of SEK 11.50 per share. Fredrik Persson was elected as a new board member.

Financial statement for the 2021 financial year, dividend etc.

The AGM adopted the income statement and the balance sheet as well as the consolidated income statement and balance sheet for the 2021 financial year.

The AGM resolved in favour of paying dividend of SEK 11.50 per share. The date of record for entitlement to dividend was set for 1 April 2022. With this date of record the dividend is expected to be distributed on 6 April 2022.

Board, auditor and fees

The AGM resolved to discharge the members of the Board and the CEO from liability.

The AGM resolved that the number of Board members should be nine and Fredrik Lundberg, Carl Bennet, Alice Kempe, Lars Josefsson, Louise Lindh, Ulf Lundahl, Henrik Sjölund and Henriette Zeuchner were re-elected. Fredrik Persson was elected as a new board member. Fredrik Lundberg was re-elected Chairman of the Board.

The Board fees were set at a total of SEK 3 510 000, with SEK 780 000 for the Chairman of the Board and SEK 390 000 for each other member elected by the AGM who is not employed by Holmen.

PricewaterhouseCoopers AB (PWC) was re-elected as the company's auditor. PWC has announced that the authorised public accountant Magnus Svensson Henryson will be the principal auditor. Auditor fees will be paid against approved invoices.

The AGM also resolved to introduce a new long-term share savings program aimed at Group and business area managements. The AGM further resolved that the company's commitment to deliver shares to the participants in the share savings program shall be completed by transfers of treasury shares.

Other resolutions

The AGM also made the following resolutions:

  • Approval of submitted remuneration report.
  • Authorisation of the Board to purchase the company's own shares and to transfer repurchased shares as settlement for acquisitions or to finance acquisitions.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, the meeting was conducted only by postal voting, without physical participation. 

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