Haldex held its annual general meeting (AGM) for 2019 on May 9 in Landskrona, Sweden.
Haldex’ President and CEO, Åke Bengtsson, summed up 2018 as the year when the development of new technology gained momentum. Two of the trends that has opened up for new opportunities are the development of electric and autonomous driven trucks. Åke Bengtsson explained how Haldex’ technology can play a prominent role in such a development.
The AGM resolved on a dividend of SEK 1.15 per share with record date of 13 May 2019 and payout date of 16 May 2019.
Board of directors
The AGM re-eleced the directors Jörgen Durban and Helene Svahn and elected Bernd Gottschalk, Markus Gustafsson and Mikael Thunved as new directors.
The AGM appointed Jörgen Durban as chairman of the board.
Disharge of liability
The members of the Board of Directors and the company’s President was discharged from liability for the financial year 2018.
The AGM re-elected Öhrlings PricewaterhouseCoopers AB as the company’s auditors. The auditor-in-charge is Magnus Willfors.
Fees to the board of directors
It was resolved that the fees to the board of directors shall be SEK 700,000 to the chairman and SEK 300,000 to each of the other directors not employed by the company, SEK 100,000 to the chairman of the audit committee, SEK 50,000 to each member of the audit committee, SEK 100,000 to the chairman of a compensation committee, currently being considered, and SEK 50,000 to each member of the compensation committee.
Guidelines for remuneration to senior executives
The AGM resolved to adopt the guidelines for remuneration to senior executives as proposed by the board of directors with the addition proposed by Kite Lake Capital Management (UK) LPP.
Authorization for the board of directors to decide on issue of shares
The board of directors was authorized to, on one or more occasions until the annual general meeting 2020, decide on issue of shares corresponding to maximum ten per cent of the total amount of outstanding shares in the company at the time of the general meeting.
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With more than 100 years of intensely focused innovation, Haldex holds unrivaled expertise in brake systems and air suspension systems for heavy trucks, trailers and buses. We live and breathe our business delivering robust, technically superior solutions born from deep insight into our customers’ reality. By concentrating on our core competencies and following our strengths and passions, we combine both the operating speed and flexibility required by the market. Collaborative innovation is not only the essence of our products – it is also our philosophy. Our 2,300 employees, spread on four continents, are constantly challenging the conventional and strive to ensure that the products we deliver create unique value for our customers and all end-users. We are listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm Stock Exchange and have net sales of approximately 5 billion SEK.