The Annual General Meeting (AGM) approved a dividend of SEK 4.75 per share and set Wednesday, 8 May 2013 as the record date. The dividend is expected to be sent on Tuesday, 14 May 2013.
The Board of Directors and the committees
The AGM discharged the members of the Board of Directors and the President and CEO from liability for the financial year 2012.
The AGM decided that the Board of Directors shall consist of ten members without deputies. Board members Peter Abele, Helmut Aurenz, Ferdinand K. Piëch, Hans Dieter Pötsch, Francisco Javier Garcia Sanz, Åsa Thunman, Peter Wallenberg Jr, Martin Winterkorn and Leif Östling were re-elected. Martin Lundstedt was elected as a new Board member. He is replacing Jochem Heizmann who declined re-election.
The AGM re-elected Martin Winterkorn as Chairman of the Board and Leif Östling as the Vice Chairman of the Board.
At the statutory meeting of the Board in connection to the AGM, members of the Board’s two committees were also appointed. To the Audit Committee, Peter Abele was re-elected as Chairman, and Hans Dieter Pötsch and Åsa Thunman were
re-elected as the other members. To the Remuneration Committee, Martin Winterkorn was re-elected as Chairman and Peter Abele and Francisco J. Garcia Sanz were re-elected as the other members.
Compensation and remuneration
The AGM approved the Board’s proposals on principles for remuneration and other employment conditions for Scania Group executive officers as well as on terms and principles for a two-part incentive programme for 2013 covering a maximum of 150 executive officers of the company.
The AGM approved remuneration to the Board of Directors for 2013 totalling SEK 2,000,000, with SEK 500,000 to be paid to each of the Board members who are not employees of Volkswagen AG or Scania.
No remuneration will be payable to Board members employed by Volkswagen AG. According to the internal rules of Volkswagen AG, employees shall not receive remuneration for serving on the Boards of Directors of subsidiaries.
For the work performed in the Audit Committee, the AGM approved remuneration of SEK 200,000 to the Chairman of the committee − provided the Chairman is not an employee of Volkswagen AB or Scania − and SEK 100,000 to each of the other members of the committee who are not employees of Volkswagen AG or Scania. For the work performed in the Remuneration Committee, the AGM approved remuneration of SEK 50,000 to each of the committee’s members who are not employees of Volkswagen AG or Scania.
The AGM approved the resolution that the company shall no longer have a Nomination Committee as from the end of the 2013 AGM.
Södertälje, 3 May 2013