The Annual General Meeting of Vitrolife AB (publ) will take place on Thursday April 27, 2017, at 5 p.m. in the company’s premises at Gustaf Werners gata 2 in Gothenburg. Notice of attendance at the Annual General Meeting shall be given no later than Friday, April 21, 2017.

Shareholders wishing to participate at the Annual General Meeting shall notify the company by mail to Vitrolife AB (publ), Box 9080, SE-400 92 Gothenburg, Sweden, Att: Anita Ahlqvist, by phone +46 31 721 80 83, by fax +46 31 721 80 99 or by e-mail investors@vitrolife.com. Full name/business name, preferably personal identification number/ company registration number (or the equivalent), address, telephone number, number of shares, details of any advisors and where appropriate details of a representative or proxy must be stated in the notification. A proxy form in Swedish for shareholders wishing to be represented by proxy will be found on www.vitrolife.com.

Shareholders that have their shares registered in the name of a nominee must temporarily record their shares in the share register kept by Euroclear Sweden AB in their own names to be able to attend the General Meeting. Such registration must be carried out no later than Friday, April 21, 2017.

The following proposals will be amongst those presented at the Annual General Meeting:

  • Dividend of SEK 2.60 per share and Tuesday, May 2, 2017, as the record date for the dividend.
  • The Election Committee proposes that the Board shall consist of six members. The Election Committee proposes re-election of Carsten Browall, Barbro Fridén, Tord Lendau, Pia Marions, Fredrik Mattsson and Jón Sigurdsson. It is proposed that Carsten Browall is elected as Chairman of the Board (re-election). Remuneration to the Board members is proposed to be SEK 1,615,000, of which SEK 500,000 to the Chairman of the Board, SEK 175,000 to each of the other members of the Board. SEK 60,000 to the Chairman of the Audit Committee, SEK 60,000 to the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and SEK 30,000 to the other members of these committees. The proposal  means no change compared to the previous year.
  • Authorization for the Board to resolve to issue new shares up until the next Annual General Meeting.
  • Authorization for the Board to make a decision on the acquisition of the company’s own shares during the period up until the next Annual General Meeting.