Staffan Bohman and Peter Wallenberg Jr. nominated as new board members of Scania AB
Board members Rolf Stomberg and Marcus Wallenberg have declined re-election in advance of the AGM of Scania AB to be held on 29 April 2005. Staffan Bohman and Peter Wallenberg Jr. have been nominated as their successors.
Born in 1949, Staffan Bohman served as CEO of Gränges AB and Sapa AB from 1999 to 2004. Prior to that, he was CEO of DeLaval AB. At present, Staffan Bohman is a member of the boards of Atlas Copco AB, Sapa AB, Trelleborg AB, Dynapac AB and OSM AB, and is chairman of the Institute of International Business (IIB) at the Stockholm School of Economics. He is also a member of the German-Swedish Chamber of Commerce.
Born in 1959, Peter Wallenberg Jr. is CEO of Grand Hotel Holdings, whose interests include the Grand Hotel, Berns Restaurant and the China Theatre in Stockholm. His board memberships include SEB Kort AB, General Motors Norden AB, Stockholmsmässan AB, Royal Swedish Automobile Club, Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation and W Capital Management AB. He is also chairman of the Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation Memorial Fund.
For further information, please contact:
• Stina Thorman, Head of Investor Relations,
tel. +46-8-553 837 16
• Hans-Åke Danielsson, Press Manager,
tel. +46-8-553 856 62
Scania is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks and buses for heavy transport applications, and of industrial and marine engines. A growing proportion of the company’s operations is comprised of products and services in the financial and service sectors, assuring Scania customers of cost-effective transport solutions and maximum uptime. Employing 30,000 people, Scania operates in about 100 countries. Research and development activities are concentrated in Sweden, while production plants are located in Europe and South America, with facilities for the global exchange of both components and finished vehicles. In 2004, invoiced sales totalled SEK56.7 billion and net income amounted to SEK4.1 billion.
[N05014EN] Hans-Åke Danielsson