Berthold Lindqvist (elected to Trelleborg’s Board of Directors in 1996) has declined re-election prior to the 2008 Annual General Meeting. A Nominations Committee comprising representatives of the Company’s largest owners, which represent approximately 65 percent of the votes in Trelleborg and the Chairman of the Board has resolved to propose that the Annual General Meeting appoint Sören Mellstig as a new Board member.
Sören Mellstig, who was born in 1951 and holds a degree in Business Administration, has earlier served as President and CEO of Gambro and CFO and Vice President of Incentive, among other positions. He is currently Chairman of the Board of Aleris AB and Vatus Medical AB, and Board member of Munters AB, Ferrosan A/S, PaloDex Oy, Dako A/S and Rindi Energi AB.
The Nominations Committee has also proposed the re-election of the other Board members.
Prior to the 2008 Annual General Meeting, the Nominations Committee has also resolved to propose the re-election of PricewaterhouseCoopers AB as the Group’s auditors for a four-year period.
In addition to the Chairman of the Board, the following persons participated in the Nominations Committee: Didrik Normark (Chairman of the Nominations Committee), Henry and Gerda Dunkers Foundation;Ramsay Brufer, Alecta; Lars Öhrstedt, AFA Försäkring; Henrik Didner, Didner & Gerge Aktiefond and KG Lindvall; Swedbank Robur Fonder AB.
Further information can be obtained from Corporate Communications, +46 (0)410-670 00, or Conny Torstensson, Investor Relations Officer, +46 (0)410-670 70, +46 (0)734-087 070.
This information is such that Trelleborg AB (publ) is to publish in accordance with the Swedish Securities Markets Act and/or the
Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication on February 15, 2008.