BillerudKorsnäs changes its nominating committee to reflect ownership changes when AB Kinnevik sold its shareholding in December, results in two resignations, four appointments to nominating committee by major shareholders in BillerudKorsnäs

SOLNA, Sweden , January 13, 2014 (press release) – In October, 2013, it was announced that the Nomination Committee for the 2014 Annual General Meeting in BillerudKorsnäs consisted of Mia Brunell Livfors, appointed by Investment AB Kinnevik, Michael M.F. Kaufmann, appointed by Frapag Beteiligungsholding AG, Björn Franzon, appointed by Swedbank Robur fonder and Frank Larsson, appointed by Handelsbanken fonder.

In December 2013, ownership changes occurred in BillerudKorsnäs among the major shareholders in connection with Investment AB Kinnevik’s sale of its shareholding in BillerudKorsnäs. In accordance with the instructions for appointment of the Nomination Committee, the composition of the committee has now been changed in order to reflect these ownership changes. The members of the newly composed Nomination Committee, appointed by the major shareholders in the company based on known shareholding as per 30 December 2013, are:

Michael M.F. Kaufmann appointed by Frapag Beteiligungsholding AG
Mathias Leijon, appointed by Nordea Fonder
Björn Franzon, appointed by Swedbank Robur fonder
Peder Hasslev, appointed by AMF Försäkring & Fonder
Mia Brunell Livfors and Frank Larsson have resigned from the Nomination Committee.

Information about the work of the Nomination Committee can be found at the BillerudKorsnäs website Shareholders wishing to make proposals to the Nomination Committee should submit their proposal in writing via e-mail to or by mail to BillerudKorsnäs AB (publ), Att: Valberedningen, Box 703, 169 27 Solna, Sweden. The Annual General Meeting will be held in Stockholm on 6 May 2014.

BillerudKorsnäs – Packaging manufacturers and brand owners are offered added value in the form of brand-strengthening, productivity-boosting and environment-enhancing packaging solutions. BillerudKorsnäs has a world-leading market position within primary fibre-based packaging paper. The company has annual sales of around SEK 20 billion and is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm.

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