Annual General Meeting 2015

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ), was held on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 2.00 p.m. in Wallenbergsalen, the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA), Grev Turegatan 16, Stockholm, Sweden.

CEO's presentation at the AGM

The slides from CEO Geoffrey McDonough's presentation at the AGM is available for download under "Related Documents" on this page.

Adoption of the profit and loss statements and balance sheet and discharge of liability

The AGM adopted the income statements and the balance sheets and approved the proposal to carry forward the retained profits of SEK 4,561,601,316 .

The board members and the chief executive officer were discharged from liability for the financial year 2014.

Election of Board of Directors, remuneration to the Directors and election of Auditor

The ordinary board members Adine Grate Axén, Annette Clancy, Matthew Gantz, Bo Jesper Hansen, Lennart Johansson, Helena Saxon, Hans GCP Shikan and Hans Wigzell were re-elected and Bo Jesper Hansen was re-elected chairman of the Board.

The AGM approved the compensation to the Board in accordance with the nomination committee’s proposal.

Ernst & Young was elected as auditor of Sobi until the end of the annual general meeting 2016.

Principles for remuneration for management, long-term ncentive program and transfer of own shares

The AGM approved the proposed guidelines for remuneration for the management.

The AGM also approved the Board’s proposal regarding the implementation of a long-term incentive program, and hedging arrangements in respect of the program including a directed issue of no more than 1,036,856 series C shares, authorisation for the Board to decide on a repurchase of all issued series C shares and transfers of no more than 1,630,976 own common shares to program participants.

The Board’s proposal regarding transfer of no more than 193,233 own common shares on the stock exchange for the purpose of covering certain payments, mainly social security contributions, that may occur in relation to the Share Program 2012, was also approved by the AGM.

For full details on each proposal adopted by the AGM please refer to "Related Documents" on this page.