HMS Networks AB (publ) held its Annual General Meeting on April 19, 2013. The Meeting resolved in favor of all proposed matters in accordance with the proposals of the Board of Directors. The main contents of the most important resolutions are described below.
Resolution regarding dividend
The Meeting resolved to approve the Board of Directors' proposal of a dividend for fiscal year 2012 of SEK 2.25 per share. April 24, 2013 was set as the record date for the dividend. It is expected that the dividend will be disbursed by Euroclear Sweden on April 29, 2013.
Resolution regarding adoption of the income statement and balance sheet
The Meeting resolved to adopt the income statement and balance sheet of HMS Networks AB submitted by the Board of Directors as well as the consolidated income statement and balance sheet. The Board and the President were discharged from liability for the 2011 fiscal year.
Resolution regarding election of the Board, auditors and fees
The Annual General Meeting resolved in accordance with the Nominating Committee's proposals, namely
that six (6) Board members should be elected and no deputy members,
that the following Board members should be re-elected: Urban Jansson, Ray Mauritsson, Göran Sigfridsson, Henrik Johansson, Charlotte Brogren and Gunilla Wikman,
that Urban Jansson should be re-elected as Chairman of the Board,
that fees totalling SEK 1 050 000 shall be paid to the Board to be distributed among members who are not employees of the Company, with SEK 300 000 to the Chairman and SEK 150 000 to each Board member.
Resolution regarding guidelines for determining salaries and other remuneration to the President and other members of company management
The Meeting approved the Board's proposal of guidelines for determining salaries and other remuneration to the President and other persons in the company management team.
Resolution regarding criteria relating to appointment of members to the Nominating Committee.
The Annual General Meeting adopted the Board's proposal of criteria relating to appointment of members to the Nominating Committee.
Resolution regarding criteria relating to the issue of new shares
The Annual General Meeting adopted the Board's proposal of criteria relating to the issue of new shares.
Resolution regarding the purchase of shares
The Annual General Meeting adopted the Board's proposal to purchase shares in relation to the 2014/2016 share saving plan.
Resolution regarding criteria relating to the implementation of a share saving plan
The Annual General Meeting adopted the Board's proposal of criteria relating to the implementation of a share saving plan.
All of the Annual General Meeting's resolutions were passed with the requisite majority.
For more information please contact:
CFO HMS Networks AB Gunnar Högberg, telephone: +46-35 17 29 95
CEO HMS Networks AB Staffan Dahlström, telephone: +46-35 17 29 01
HMS Networks AB (publ) is a world-leading supplier of communication technology for industrial automation. Sales amounted to SEK 382 million in 2012. Over 90% of these sales were to customers located outside Sweden. All development and the major portion of manufacturing are carried out at the head office in Halmstad and in Weingarten. Sales offices are located in Japan, China, Germany, Denmark, India, UK, USA, Italy and France. HMS has 350 employees and produces network interface cards and products to interconnect different networks under the trademark Anybus® and IXXAT® and products for Remote Management under the trademark Netbiter®. HMS is listed on NASDAQ-OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm in the category Small Cap, Information Technology.
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