Annual General Meeting 2021
The Annual General Meeting of Sandvik AB will be held on Tuesday, 27 April 2021.
In view of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Board of Directors has decided that the Annual General Meeting shall be conducted without the physical presence of shareholders, representatives and third parties, and that shareholders shall only be entitled to exercise their voting rights by postal voting before the Meeting. Information on the resolutions passed at the Meeting will be disclosed on Tuesday, 27 April 2021, as soon as the outcome of the postal voting has been finally confirmed.
The company will also arrange an on-line event on Monday, 26 April 2021 at 1 PM CEST where shareholders will be able to listen to presentations by President Stefan Widing and Chairman of the Board Johan Molin and ask them questions. At the event, the Wilhelm Haglund Medal and the Sandvik Sustainability Award in Memory of Sigrid Göransson will be presented. The event will be streamed in Swedish. A link to the webcast will be available here at the company's website (home.sandvik). A recording of the speeches of the President and the Chairman of the Board will be published after the event. A detailed agenda will be available on the website closer to the event.
Registration and notice of participation
Shareholders who wish to participate in the Meeting by postal voting must:
- be recorded as shareholder in the share register maintained by Euroclear Sweden AB on Monday, 19 April 2021; and
- give notice of their intention to participate by submitting their postal votes (in accordance with the instructions under the heading Postal Voting below), so that these are received by Computershare AB not later than Monday, 26 April 2021.
Shareholders whose shares are registered in the name of a nominee must, to be entitled to participate in the Meeting, temporarily have re-registered the shares in their own name so that the shareholder is registered in the share register as of Monday,19 April 2021. Please note that this procedure also applies with respect to shares held on a bank’s shareholder deposit account and certain investment savings accounts. Request for such voting rights registration shall be made to the nominee, in accordance with the nominee’s routines, at such time in advance as decided by the nominee. Voting rights registration that has been made by the nominee not later than Wednesday, 21 April 2021 will be taken into account in the preparation of the share register.
Registration and postal voting must take place not later than Monday, 26 April 2021 in accordance with one of the following methods:
1. Voting by e-mail or post
Shareholders can cast their postal votes through a form for postal voting.
The completed and signed form for postal voting shall be sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or to Computershare AB, ”Sandvik’s AGM”, Box 5267, SE-102 46 Stockholm, Sweden.
The shareholders may not provide special instructions or conditions to the postal vote. If so, the entire postal vote is invalid. Further instructions and conditions can be found in the postal voting form.
2. Electronic voting
Shareholders who are natural persons may also cast their votes electronically through verification with BankID via the following link.
If a shareholder submits its postal vote through a representative, a written and dated proxy signed by the shareholder must be attached to the postal voting form. If the shareholder is a legal person, a registration certificate or other authorization document must be attached to the form.
Board of Directors' proposals, statement and report
- Board's proposal for LTI 2021 (PDF document, 74 kB)
- Board's proposal for authorization to resolve on acquisition of own shares (PDF document, 116 kB)
- Board’s proposal for amendments to the Articles of Association (PDF document, 66 kB)
- Board's statement on proposal for acquisition of own shares (PDF document, 79 kB)
- Remuneration report 2020 (PDF document, 166 kB)
Nomination Committee's proposals and statement
- Nomination Committee's proposals 2021 (PDF document, 70 kB)
- Presentation of proposed board members 2021 (PDF document, 115 kB)
- Nomination Committee's statement (PDF document, 115 kB)
Shareholders’ right to receive information
The Board of Directors and the President shall, if any shareholder so requests and the Board of Directors believes that it can be done without material harm to the Company, provide information regarding circumstances that may affect the assessment of an item on the agenda and circumstances that can affect the assessment of the Company’s or its subsidiaries’ financial situation, or the Company’s relation to other group companies.
A request for such information shall be made in writing to the Company not later than ten days prior to the Meeting, i.e. not later than Saturday, 17 April 2021, at the address of Sandvik AB, Att: Åsa Thunman, Box 510, SE-101 30 Stockholm, Sweden or by e-mail to email@example.com. The questions and responses will be made available on the Company’s website home.sandvik and at the Company's head office, Kungsbron 1, section G, floor 6, Stockholm, Sweden not later than Thursday, 22 April 2021. The information will also be sent to those shareholders who requested it and provided their address to the Company.