– SWEDEN, Stockholm – Haldex (STO:HLDX) nomination committee proposes re-election of the directors: Göran Carlson, Magnus Johansson, Arne Karlsson, Staffan Jufors and Annika Sten Pärson. Furthermore new election of Carina Olson. Göran Carlson is proposed to be re-elected as chairman of the board. Stefan Charette and Cecilia Löf has declined re-election.
The nomination committee has considered the company´s operations, development and other circumstances when discussing size and composition of the board of directors in respect of industry experience, expertise and international experience. The nomination committee has taken part of the evaluation of the board and its work and has also conducted interviews with the board members.
Considering that one director with a broad financial experience has declined re-election, the nomination committee´s explicit intention has been to add such expertise to the board.
Carina Olson, born in 1965, is CFO and Purchasing director at Södra Skogsägarna in Växjö. The Södra Group has a turnover of SEK 17 billion and approximately 3500 employees. Carina Olson’s has a Master in Business administration and has been employed in Södra since 2001 and held the role of CFO in both Södra Timber and in Södra Cell. In 2011 she took the position of CFO for the entire group and held in parallel the role of HR Director. Between 1990 and 2001 Carina held positions such as Finance manager, Accounting manager and Controller of several companies within ABB Fläkt Industri AB in Växjö.
All proposed board members in Haldex AB meet the requirements on independence stipulated in the Swedish Corporate Governance Code.
With more than 100 years of intensely focused innovation, Haldex holds unrivaled expertise in brake systems and air suspension systems for heavy trucks, trailers and buses. We live and breathe our business delivering robust, technically superior solutions born from deep insight into our customers’ reality. By concentrating on our core competencies and following our strengths and passions, we combine both the operating speed and flexibility required by the market. Collaborative innovation is not only the essence of our products – it is also our philosophy. Our 2,235 employees, spread on four continents, are constantly challenging the conventional and strive to ensure that the products we deliver create unique value for our customers and all end-users. We are listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm Stock Exchange and have net sales of approximately 4 billion SEK.
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