The General Meeting is the Company’s highest decision-making body, at which the shareholders exercise their voting rights. At the General Meeting decisions are taken regarding matters such as the annual accounts, dividend, election of the Board of Directors and auditors, remuneration to Board members and auditors, and guidelines for remuneration for executive officers. General Meetings are held in Stockholm.
Annual General Meeting 2017
Date and time: Thursday 16 March 2017, 13:00
Venue: City Conference Centre, Folkets Hus, Barnhusgatan 12-14, Stockholm
In accordance with the Code, Nordea has a Nomination Committee representing the shareholders, which is established by the Annual General Meeting (AGM). The Nomination Committee prepares the decisions on appointments and remunerations to be taken by the shareholders at the AGM, in order to provide a sound basis for the meeting’s consideration of these matters.
The Nomination Committee
Nordea’s Annual General Meeting 2016 decided to establish a nomination committee with the task of presenting to the Annual General Meeting 2017 proposals concerning election of members of the board of directors, chairman of the board of directors and auditors, as well as fees to the board members and auditors.
The four largest shareholders in terms of votes who wish to participate in the nomination committee are entitled to appoint one member each. In addition, the chairman of the board of directors participates in the nomination committee.
The members of the nomination committee are:
- Torbjörn Magnusson, Managing Director of If, appointed by Sampo Abp
- Mogens Hugo, Chairman of Nordea-fonden
- Katarina Thorslund, Deputy CEO and Head of Finance at Alecta
- Anders Oscarsson, Head of Equity at AMF and AMF Funds
- Björn Wahlroos, Chairman of the Board of Directors
Torbjörn Magnusson has been appointed chairman of the nomination committee.
Updated: September 2016
Annual General Meeting 2015
Annual General Meeting 2014
Decisions by Nordea's AGM 2014 (pdf, 199 KB)
Nordea’s Nomination Committee for the Annual General Meeting 2014 appointed
Nomination Committee's proposals to Nordea’s Annual General Meeting 2014 (pdf, 175 KB)
Nomination Committee's statement (pdf, 182 KB)
Decision proposals (pdf, 222 KB)
Change in Nordea's Nomination Committee
Auditor's statement (pdf, 473 KB)*
Minutes of the Annual General Meeting (pdf, 1 MB)*
Appendices to the minutes (pdf, 6 MB)*
*) in Swedish
Annual General Meeting 2011
About Annual General Meetings
The General Meeting is the Company’s highest decision-making body, at which the shareholders exercise their voting rights. At the General Meeting decisions are taken regarding matters such as the annual accounts, dividend, election of the Board of Directors and auditors, remuneration to Board members and auditors, and guidelines for remuneration for executive officers.
According to the Articles of Association, shares may be issued in two classes, ordinary shares and C-shares. All shares in Nordea carry voting rights, with each ordinary share entitled to one vote and each C-share entitled to one tenth of one vote at General Meetings. At General Meetings, each shareholder is entitled to vote for the full number of shares that he or she owns or represents. Nordea is not entitled to vote for its own shares at General Meetings.