Board member Jón Sigurdsson is proposed as new Chairman of the Board of Vitrolife AB (publ).
The Election Committee proposes the following for the Annual General Meeting of Vitrolife on Thursday, 2 May 2019:
- that the Board shall consist of five Board members.
- re-election of Board members Barbro Fridén, Lars Holmqvist, Pia Marions and Jón Sigurdsson and election of the new Board member Henrik Blomquist, CEO Bure Equity AB. Carsten Browall has declined re-election.
- Election of Jón Sigurdsson as Chairman of the Board, member of Vitrolife's Board since 2015.
“Carsten Browall has declined re-election after seven years on the Board, of which six years as Chairman of the Board. During Carsten's chairmanship, the company's market value has increased from approximately SEK 1.5 billion to approximately SEK 20 billion. The Election Committee wishes to thank Carsten Browall for an extraordinary work and welcomes Jón Sigurdsson as the new Chairman of the Board,” says Patrik Tigerschiöld, Chairman of the Election Committee.
The Election Committee's other proposals will be published in the notice of the Annual General Meeting, which is expected to be published at the end of March.
Gothenburg, February 25, 2019
VITROLIFE AB (publ)
Patrik Tigerschiöld, Chairman of the Election Committee, phone 46 8 614 00 20
Carsten Browall, Chairman of the Board, phone 46 70 255 65 32
This information is information that Vitrolife AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the Securities Markets Act. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 8.30 am CET on February 25, 2019.
This is a translation of the Swedish version of the press release. When in doubt, the Swedish wording prevails.