The nomination committee’s proposal to the board of directors in HMS Networks

HMS Networks AB (publ) the nomination committee proposes that two new board members. The members of the board Kerstin Lindell and Henrik Johansson has declined re-election and the nomination committee proposes new election of Ulf Södergren, former CTO of ASSA ABLOY and Cecilia Wachtmeister, executive Vice President, Head of Group Sourcing & Procurement at Ericsson AB

At the annual general meeting 2018 in HMS Networks AB proposes that the company’s nomination committee re-election of the members of the board Ray Mauritsson, CEO of Axis AB (publ), Charlotte Brogren, Teknologichef (CTO) Alimak AB (publ) Fredrik Hansson was CEO of Roxtec Group AB and Anders Mörck, CFO at Investment AB Latour. The chairman proposed the re-election of Charlotte Brogren.

To the new election proposed Ulf Södergren, (born 1953). Ulf has previously been CTO at ASSA ABLOY AB, and prior to that held positions including Regional Manager and COO of the ASSA ABLOY group. Prior to that, he was active within Electrolux and ABB. Ulf is also a member of the board of Mantex AB To new elections, is also proposed, Cecilia Wachtmeister, (born 1966). Cecilia is working as a Vice-President, Head of Group Sourcing & Procurement at Ericsson AB and has many years of experience of leading positions within Ericsson AB Cecilia is a member of the board of Kambi Group PLC.

The proposal means that the number of bolagsstämmoutsedda members of the board is unchanged during the coming mandate period and will consist of a total of six members.

The nomination committee proposes re-election of Öhrlings PricewaterhouseCoopers AB (PwC) for the year 2018.

The nomination committee proposes: the nomination Committee is formed after the chairman has identified the voting rights of four largest shareholders in the Company, which, together with the chairman of the board shall constitute the nominating committee. The identification shall be based on the Euroclear Sweden AB share register kept and förvaltarförteckningen and relate to those who on August 31 are registered in their own name or are included in an ownership group.

Members of the nomination committee are: Chairman Jan Svensson (Investment AB Latour), Staffan Dahlström (private holding), Evert Carlsson (Swedbank Robur Fonder), Per Trygg (SEB Fonder) and Charlotte Brogren (chairman of the board). The nominating committee is appointed by the owner to about 57 per cent of the company’s shares.

The HMS agm will take place at 10:30 a.m. on 25 april 2018 at the HMS head office in Halmstad, Stationsgatan 37.

For more information, please contact:

Staffan Dahlström, CEO at HMS, +46 709-17 29 01

Joakim Nideborn, CFO of HMS, +46 707-72 29 83

HMS publishes this information in accordance with the EU marknadsmissbruksförordning, the law on the securities market act and/or the law on trading with financial instruments. The information was submitted, by the above contact person in the government, for publication on 13 march 2018 there is a 17:00 CET.

HMS Networks AB (publ) is a world-leading supplier of communication technology for industrial automation. The sale as a 2017 amounted to 1 183 MILLION is more than 94 per cent outside of Sweden. At the headquarters in Halmstad, sweden and in Ravensburg, Nivelles and air pressure is carried out product development and parts of production. Sales offices are in Japan, China, Germany, USA, Italy, France, Belgium, Singapore, Spain, India, England, Finland and Denmark. HMS has over 500 employees and produces network cards and gateways to connect together different networks under the brands Anybus®, IXXAT® and Intesis® and products for remote monitoring under the brand name eWON®. HMS is listed on NASDAQ-OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm in the category Mid Cap, Information Technology.

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