Photos from the AGM
A record number of shareholders gathered in the huge arena in Sandviken...
...to register for the Annual General Meeting. The entrance hall was decorated for the "Sandvik month of 150-years celebration".
The foyer walls were decorated in commemoration of important events in the company and society since 1862.
The AGM visitors were treated with dinner. Former employee Anita Westlund (to the right) together with daughter Irene Mattsson and grandson Viktor Westlund.
Guests were entertained with music before the meeting began.
The annual presentation of the Haglund-medal winners was made by Olle Wijk, head of R&D at Sandvik Materials Technology.
Product developers of the year were (from left) Bertil Waldén, Ivan Machàček and Lars Östlund.
The President and CEO Olof Faxander seemed to enjoy his second AGM with Sandvik.
Chairman of the Board Anders Nyrén thanked resigning board members Egil Myklebust and Bo Westin (employee representative).
Retired employee and shareholder Nils Bylund together with daughter Karin Rudling as proxy defended their motion to the meeting, demanding a deceleration of structural changes. The proposal was rejected.
After the meeting Jan Lissåker (President of communications) and Olof Faxander (President and CEO) chatted with Günther Mårder, delegate of Swedish Shareholders' Association.
Upon leaving the delegates received a copy of the newly released anniversary book, The Sandvik Journey.