Mats Svensson has informed the Board of Directors and the Nomination Committee
of Fingerprint Cards AB that he intends to step down from the Board of Directors
and the Nomination Committee in order to concentrate on his new operational role
in one of his other investments. Mats will continue to serve on the Board of
Directors until an extraordinary general meeting has been held, which is
scheduled to take place during November 2013.
“I have arrived in a situation where I have to assign priority to my new
operational role in one of my other investments ahead of work on the Board of
Directors of Fingerprint Cards. During my years on the Board, we have embarked
upon a journey towards becoming a world-leading biometrics company, and I am
convinced that the company is currently very well equipped to face an exciting
future,” says Mats Svensson.
“We would like to thank Mats for his great efforts as Chairman of the Board of
Fingerprint Cards, which were of considerable value during a critical stage of
the company’s build-up, and to wish him every success in his work with his other
holdings,” comments Johan Carlström, Chief Executive Officer of Fingerprint
Effective today, Mats Svensson sold all of his shares in Sunfloro AB, which owns
all of the Class A shares in Fingerprint Cards AB, to Johan Carlström, Ola
Rollén (through companies) and Lars Söderfjell.
Sunfloro AB has decided to nominate Lars Söderfjell as a new member of the
Fingerprint Cards AB Nomination Committee, which in addition to Söderfjell will
consist of Dimitrij Titov and Tommy Trollborg. The Nomination Committee’s
proposal concerning a new Board of Directors of Fingerprint Cards AB will be
announced well in advance of the extraordinary general meeting.
For more information contact:
Johan Carlström, CEO Fingerprint Cards AB (publ), +46 (0) 31-60 78 20,
About Fingerprint Cards AB (publ)
Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) markets, develops and produces biometric components
and technologies that through the analysis and matching of an individual’s
unique fingerprint verify the person’s identity. The technology consists of
biometric sensors, processors, algorithms and modules that can be used
separately or in combination with each other. The competitive advantages offered
by the FPC’s technology include unique image quality, extreme robustness, low
power consumption and complete biometric systems. With these advantages and the
ability to achieve extremely low manufacturing costs, the technology can be
implemented in volume products such as smart cards and mobile phones, where
extremely rigorous demands are placed on such characteristics. The company’s
technology can also be used in IT and Internet security, access control, etc.
Fingerprint Cards AB (publ) discloses this information pursuant to the Swedish
Securities Market Act (2007:528) and the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading
Act (1991:980). The information was issued for publication at 3PM, on September
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