The nomination committee of HMS Networks AB proposes two new board members. As
new members the committee proposes Kerstin Lindell, CEO at Bona AB and with
previous experience as research and development officer at Akzo Nobel and Karl
Thedéen, CEO atTransmode AB (publ) and with previous experience from leading
positions within Ericsson.
At the 2014 annual general meeting in HMS Networks AB the nomination committee
proposes reelection of Urban Jansson, board member in several listed companies,
Ray Mauritsson, CEO in Axis AB (publ), Charlotte Brogren, Director General for
Vinnova and Henrik Johansson, division manager within Latour. Gunilla Wikman and
Göran Sigfridsson have declared that they will not be available for re-election.
Proposed new board members:
Kerstin Lindell, born 1967, CEO at Bona AB since 2007. Previous positions; Mrs
Lindell served as research- and development officer at Akzo Nobel. Mrs Lindell
has a Master in Chemical Engineering, MBA and a Ph.D in Polymer Chemistry from
Lund University. Other assignments; board member of, Rosti AB, Ernströmsgruppen
and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Southern Sweden.
Karl Thedéen, born 1963, CEO at Transmode AB (publ) since 2007. Previous
positions: Mr. Thedéen served as a board member of Ericsson Network Technologies
AB from 2004 to 2007 and Vice President Product Area Wireline, Ericsson AB, from
2004 to 2006. Mr. Thedéen holds a Master of Science degree in Systems
Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.. Other
assignments; Board member of Latour Industries AB.
Urban Jansson is proposed for reelection as the Chairman of the Board. The
proposal implies that the number of board members is unchanged from the previous
year and will consist of six board members.
Members of the nomination committee are: Chairman Jan Svensson (Investment AB
Latour), Staffan Dahlström (private holding), Evert Carlsson (Robur Fonder) and
Urban Jansson (Chairman of the Board). The nomination committee is representing
51% of the shares in HMS.
The annual general meeting will be held at 10.30 am on Friday April 25, 2014 at
HMS Headquarters in Halmstad, Stationsgatan 37.
For further information please contact:
Staffan Dahlström, CEO: phone +46 35 17 29 01
Gunnar Högberg, CFO and IR-Manager, phone: +46 35 17 29 95
HMS Networks AB (Publ) is a world-leading supplier of communication technology
for industrial automation. Sales amounted to SEK 501 million in 2013. Over 90%
of these sales were to customers located outside Sweden. All development and the
major portion of manufacturing are carried out at the head office in Halmstad
and in Weingarten. Sales offices are located in Japan, China, Germany, Denmark,
India, UK, USA, Italy and France. HMS has 350 employees and produces network
interface cards and products to interconnect different networks under the
trademark Anybus® and IXXAT® and products for Remote Management under the
trademark Netbiter®. HMS is listed on NASDAQ-OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm in
the category Small Cap, Information Technology
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