Remuneration for the Board members was resolved on the AGM 12 April 2016 and based on proposals from the Nomination Committee.
Total remuneration to Board members elected by the AGM amounts to SEK 2,330,000 in board fee and SEK 450,000 for committee work. The fees cover the period until the next Annual General Meeting in April 2017. For the distribution of the fees, see the table below.
Remuneration to the senior management including incentive program
The remuneration to the President and other member of Group Management consist of fixed salary, variable salary, long term share based incentive program, other benefits and pension. Remuneration, including long term share based program, for 2015 is described below.
|Remuneration to the Board, Group Management and Auditors|
|Remuneration to the Board, SEK 000s||Board fees, Base salary||Committee fees||Variable
remuneration incurred in the year, expected to be paid in the next year
|Variable share-based long-term||Other
|Subtotal||Pension costs||Total||Pension obligation|
|Chairman of the Board|
|Ann Carlsson (1)||92||-||-||-||-||92||-||92||-|
|Mikael Norman (2)||187||66||-||-||-||253||-||253||-|
|Lottie Knutson (2)||187||-||-||-||-||187||-||187||-|
|Remuneration cost incurred for the Group Management, SEK 000s|
|Bengt Baron , President (3)||3,908||-||-||-590||(5)||73||3,391||820||4,211||7,007|
|David Nuutinen, President (4)||1,744||-||961||473||104||3,282||-||3,282||-|
|Other Group Management, 10 persons||21,654||-||11,203||4,618||1,475||38,950||5,912||44,862||4,721|
|Audit fees, SEKm|
|Fee for auditing services||5|
|Fees for other services|
|Total other services||1|
|Total audit fees||6|
|(1) Resigned on 23 April 2015|
|(2) Elected as per 23 April 2015|
|(3) Resigned on 20 July 2015|
|(4) Appointed as per 20 July 2015|
|(5) Refers to the release of the share-based long-termed incentive plans for 2013 and 2014. The release is non-cash in nature.|
Guidelines for remuneration to the senior management team
The remuneration to the President and other members of the Group Management as well as other executives reporting directly to the President shall consist of fixed salary, variable salary, other benefits and pension.
Where the Board of Directors finds it appropriate, such executives shall also be offered to participate in long term share based incentive plans, which shall be decided by the general meeting.
Any variable salary should be linked to predetermined and measurable criteria and be limited to the equivalent of one fixed annual salary.
The total remuneration shall be in line with market practice and be competitive, and be related to responsibility and authority.
Upon termination of employment agreements by the company, the notice period shall be no longer than 12 months. Any severance pay shall not exceed one fixed annual salary on top of the notice period.
The company shall strive to have defined contribution pension benefits. The retirement age shall be not less than 60 years and not more than 67 years.
These guidelines apply to agreements entered into after the Annual General Meeting, and in case changes are made to existing agreements after this point in time. The Board of Directors shall be entitled to deviate from the guidelines in individual cases if there are special reasons for it.