Nomination proposal to Board to the 2010 Annual General Meeting

Election of new board member

Lars Westerberg, b. 1948.
Education and business experience:M.Sc. and B.Sc., has been CEO and President of Autoliv Inc. 1999-2007, of Gränges AB 1994-1999 and of ESAB 1991-1994. Various positions in ESAB and ASEA from 1972.
Current board assignments: Chairman of the boards of Autoliv Inc., Husqvarna AB and Vattenfall AB, and member of the boards of SSAB AB and AB Volvo.
Shareholding in Sandvik (own and closely related persons): 12,000.
Independent in relation to the company and the management and to the major shareholders in the company.

Re-election

Lars Pettersson, b. 1954.
Director of Sandvik AB since 2002.
Education and business experience: MSc. Eng., PhD Honorary. President and Chief Executive Officer of Sandvik AB since 2002. Group Executive Vice President and President of Sandvik Specialty Steels business area 2000–2002. Various positions within production and management in Sandvik 1978–1999.
Current Board assignments: Director of Skanska AB and Teknikföretagen.
Shareholding in Sandvik (own and closely related persons): 113,654.
Not independent in relation to the company and Group Executive Management.

Georg Ehrnrooth, b. 1940.
Director of Sandvik AB since 1997.
Education and business experience: Graduate engineer, D.Tech. Honorary. President of Metra Oyj (currently Wärtsilä Oyj Abp) 1991–2000, President of Lohja Oyj Abp 1979–1991, various positions in production and management within Wärtsilä Oyj Abp 1965–1979.
Current Board assignments: Director Nokia Oyj.
Shareholding in Sandvik (own and closely related persons): 55,000.
Independent in relation to the company and the management and to the major shareholders in the company.

Fredrik Lundberg, b. 1951.
Director of Sandvik AB since 2006.
Education and business experience: MSc. Eng., B.Sc. (Econ.), D.Econ Honorary, D.Tech. Honorary. Active in L E Lundbergföretagen AB since 1977 and Chief Executive Officer since 1981.
Current Board assignments: Chairman of the Board of Cardo AB, Holmen AB, Hufvudstaden AB, Vice Chairman of Svenska Handelsbanken AB and NCC AB, Director of LE Lundbergföretagen AB and AB Industrivärden.
Shareholding in Sandvik (own and closely related persons): 5,240,000, via L E Lundbergföretagen AB 14,000,000 and via AB Industrivärden 135,431,200.
Not independent in relation to major shareholders in the company.

Anders Nyrén, b. 1954.
Director of Sandvik AB since 2002.
Vice Chairman of the Board.
Education and business experience: B.Sc. (Econ.), MBA. President and Chief Executive Officer of AB Industrivärden since 2001, Executive Vice President and CFO of Skanska AB 1997–2001, various executive positions within AB Wilhelm Becker, STC Scandinavian Trading Co AB, STC Venture AB, OM International, Securum AB and Nordbanken 1979–1997.
Current Board assignments: Chairman of Association of Exchange-listed Companies and the Association for Good Practices on the Securities Market, Vice Chairman of Svenska Handelsbanken AB, Director of Ericsson AB, Industrivärden, SCA, SSAB, Volvo and Ernströmgruppen.
Shareholding in Sandvik (own and closely related persons): 4,500.
Not independent in relation to major shareholders in the company.

Egil Myklebust, b. 1942.
Director of Sandvik AB since 2003.
Education and business experience: LLB. Chief Executive Officer of Norsk Hydro 1991–2001, President of Næringslivets hovedorganisajon 1989–1990, President of Norsk Arbeidsgivareforening 1987–1988, various positions within Norsk Hydro 1971–1987. Consultant to the National Insurance Administration 1968–1971.
Current Board assignments: —
Shareholding in Sandvik (own and closely related persons): 5,000.
Independent in relation to the company and the management and to the major shareholders in the company.

Hanne de Mora, b. 1960.
Director of Sandvik AB since 2006.
Education and business experience: B.Sc. (Econ.), MBA, IESE, Barcelona. One of the founders and owners, also Chairman of the Board of the management company a-connect (group) ag since 2002, partner in McKinsey & Company Inc. 1989–2002, various positions within brand management and controlling within Procter & Gamble 1986–1989.
Current Board assignments: —
Shareholding in Sandvik (own and closely related persons): 0.
Independent in relation to the company and the management and to the major shareholders in the company.

Simon Thompson, b. 1959.
Director of Sandvik AB since 2008.
Education and business experience: MA Geology. Various positions with Anglo American Group 1995–2007 including director of Anglo American plc 2005–2007, Director of AngloGold Ashanti 2004–2008, Chairman of Tarmac 2004–2007, Director of SG Warburg 1994–1995, NM Rothschild & Sons Ltd. 1984–1995.
Current Board assignments: Director of Newmont Mining Corporation and AMEC plc.
Shareholding in Sandvik (own and closely related persons): 0.
Independent in relation to the company and the management and to the major shareholders in the company.

Information regarding board assignments and holdings of shares is as of 1 January 2010.