Press releaseMarch 11 2014

Nomination Committee proposal for Kungsleden's Board of Directors

Kungsleden AB's (publ) Nomination Committee is proposing that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2014 elects Charlotte Axelsson and Liselotte Hjorth as new Board members. In addition, the Nomination Committee is proposing re-election of the current Board members Joachim Gahm, Lars Holmgren, Göran Larsson, Kia Orback Pettersson and Charlotta Wikström. Göran Larsson is also being proposed for election as Chairman of the Board.

Magnus Fernqvist and Peter Gustafson have notified the Nomination Committee that they are not available for re-election.

Charlotte Axelsson is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Vasallen and AFF-forum and Board member of BWG Homes, a company listed on the Oslo stock exchange. She has been CEO at HSB Stockholm, Svenska Bostäder i Stockholm, Familjebostäder i Stockholm and SEB Arsenalen. She has also acted Deputy Finance Secretary at Stockholms stad and has had a number of Board assignments within HSB, Stockholms stad, Statens fastighetsverk and Akademiska Hus, among others. 

Liselotte Hjorth is Board member of Riksgälden and the German-Swedish Chamber of Commerce. Until the autumn of 2013 she was a member of the Group Management of SEB AG in Germany with specific responsibility for the commercial real estate clients of SEB Group. She has also been Group Credit Officer and member of the Group Management of SEB in Sweden, partner of Enskilda Corporate Finance and stock market analyst at Fjärde AP-fonden.  

The members of Kungsleden's Nomination Committee are Göran Larsson (nominated by Gösta Welandson and companies, also Chairman of the Board of Directors), Eva Gottfridsdotter-Nilsson (nominated by Länsförsäkringar Fondförvaltning, also Chairman of the Nomination Committee), Charlotta Wikström (nominated by Olle Florén and companies) and Martin Jonasson (nominated by Andra AP-fonden).

The Nomination Committee’s complete proposals for resolutions by the AGM 2014, more information on the proposed Board members and a report on the work of the Nomination Committee will be presented by no later than in tandem with the publication of the invitation to the AGM.

For more information, please contact:

Eva Gottfridsdotter-Nilsson, Chairman of Kungsleden’s Nomination Committee | +46 (0)73 964 2957 |

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Kungsleden AB (publ) discloses the information in this press release according to the Swedish Securities Markets Act and/or the Swedish Financial Trading Act. The information was provided for public release on 11 March 2014 at 8:00 a.m.

Kungsleden’s business concept is to own, manage and enhance properties in Sweden’s growth regions, and to generate sustainable high and stable returns. The focus on value creation is by satisfying customers’ needs for premises, managing and enhancing properties, and optimising the company’s property portfolio. Kungsleden has been quoted on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm since 1999.

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