– SWEDEN, Stockholm – Boliden’s (STO:BOL)(TSX:BLS) Nomination Committee will propose to the Annual General Meeting of shareholders, to be held on 5 May 2015, that Elisabeth Nilsson is elected as a new Member of the Board, and that current Board Members Marie Berglund, Staffan Bohman, Tom Erixon, Lennart Evrell, Ulla Litzén, Michael G:son Löw and Anders Ullberg are re-elected. Anders Ullberg is further proposed to be re-elected as Chairman of the Board. Leif Rönnbäck has declined re-election.
Elisabeth Nilsson is County Governor of Östergötland. She has a B.Sc. in Mine Engineering and is a former Managing Director of the Swedish Steel Producers’ Association. Elisabeth Nilsson has also worked for the SSAB Group as Head of Metallurgy in Oxelösund and as Managing Director of SSAB Merox. She is a Member of the Board of Directors of Outokumpu and a delegate to the Annual General Meeting of Skandia Mutual Life Insurance Company.
Boliden’s Nomination Committee comprises Jan Andersson of Swedbank Robur fonder (Chairman), Anders Algotsson of AFA Försäkring, Hans Ek of SEB Investment Management, Lars-Erik Forsgårdh, Frank Larsson of Handelsbanken Fonder, Anders Oscarsson of AMF and Anders Ullberg, Boliden’s Chairman of the Board.
The Nomination Committee’s additional proposals will be presented in the notice convening the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders and on Boliden.
Boliden is a metals company with a commitment to sustainable development. Our roots are Nordic, but our business is global. The company’s core competence is within the fields of exploration, mining, smelting and metals recycling. Boliden has a total of approximately 4,900 employees and a turnover of SEK 37 billion. Its share is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, segment Large Cap.
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