Today’s Annual General Meeting of SCA was held at Hotel Södra Berget, Sundsvall.
The Meeting approved the income statement and balance sheet for the Parent Company and the consolidated income statement and consolidated balance sheet for 2018.
The Annual General Meeting decided on a dividend of SEK 1.75 per share for the 2018 fiscal year. The record date for the dividend is Friday, March 22, 2019. Payment through Euroclear Sweden AB is planned for Wednesday, March 27, 2019.
The Board of Directors and the CEO were granted discharge from liability for the 2018 fiscal year.
The Annual General Meeting decided that the number of board members should be 10. Board members Charlotte Bengtsson, Pär Boman, Lennart Evrell, Annemarie Gardshol, Ulf Larsson, Martin Lindqvist, Lotta Lyrå, Bert Nordberg, Anders Sundström and Barbara Milian Thoralfsson were re-elected. Pär Boman was re-elected Chairman of the Board.
The registered accounting firm EY AB was appointed the company´s auditor for a mandate period until the end of the Annual General Meeting 2020.
The Annual General Meeting resolved to adopt the remunerations to the board members and the auditor that were proposed in the notice convening the Annual General Meeting. The proposal for remuneration guidelines for the senior management was also adopted.
Minutes from the Annual General Meeting will be available on the company website, www.sca.com, within two weeks.
The speech held by President and CEO Ulf Larsson at the Meeting is available on the company website, www.sca.com.
For further information, please contact: Björn Lyngfelt, Vice President Group Communication, tel +46 60 19 34 98 Jan Svedjebrant, Legal Counsel and Board Secretary, tel +46 60 19 31 23
The core of SCA’s business is the forest, Europe’s largest private forest holding. Around this unique resource, we have built a well-developed value chain based on renewable raw material from our own and others’ forests. We offer paper for packaging and print, pulp, wood products, renewable energy, services for forest owners and efficient transport solutions. 2018 the forest products company SCA had approximately 4,000 employees and sales amounted to approximately SEK 18.8bn (EUR 1.8 bn). SCA was founded in 1929 and has its headquarters in Sundsvall, Sweden. For more information, visit www.sca.com