The nomination committee at Assa Abloy has proposed a new Chairman of the Board, as the current Chairman, Lars Renström has declined re-election, as has another current Board member Eva Karlsson. has also declined re-election. The committee has proposed current Board member, Johan Hjertonsson, to be elected as Chairman of the Board, and it has also proposed that Victoria Van Camp is elected as a new member of the Board. All other current Board members and the Vice Chairman are proposed to be re-elected.
The Nomination Committee’s proposal means that the Board shall consist of eight ordinary members without deputies as follows – Johan Hjertonsson, Chairman; Carl Douglas, Vice Chairman; Lena Olving; Sofia Schörling Högberg; Joakim Weidemanis; Susanne Pahlén Åklundh; Erik Ekudden; Victoria Van Camp (new election).
Johan Hjertonsson who is proposed as new Chairman of the Board (re-election as Board member) has been a member of the Board since 2021. Johan Hjertonsson was born in 1968 and holds a Master of Science in Business and Economics from Lund University. Since 2019, Johan has been President and CEO of Investment AB Latour. He was previously President and CEO of AB Fagerhult and Lammhults Design Group AB and has held multiple management positions within the Electrolux Group. Johan is also Chairman of the Board of Tomra Systems AS, Hultafors Group AB, Caljan AS, Alimak Group AB and Latour Industries AB as well as Board member of Sweco AB and Investment AB Latour.
Victoria Van Camp is proposed as new member of the Board. Victoria Van Camp was born in 1966 and holds a Master of Science and Doctor of Technology from Luleå Technical University. Since 2022 she has been running her own consulting firm and she has previously held multiple management positions within AB SKF during the years 1996-2022. Victoria is a Fellow of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) and Board member of Billerud AB, SR Energy AB and the Chalmers foundation.
The Nomination Committee’s complete proposal and motivated statement will, in accordance with previous practice, be presented in connection with publication of the notice convening the 2023 Annual General Meeting.
Since December 2022 the Nomination Committee consists of Anders Mörck representing Investment AB Latour (Chairman) and Mikael Ekdahl representing Melker Schörling AB. No additional members of the Nomination Committee will be appointed ahead of the 2023 Annual General Meeting.