ÅF Pöyry AB (publ) today held its Annual General Meeting (the "AGM"). Due to the continuing coronavirus pandemic, the AGM was held only through postal voting in accordance with temporary legislation. The AGM resolved in accordance with all proposals of the Board of Directors and the Nomination Committee.
The AGM resolved to change the company's business name to AFRY AB, through and amendment of the Articles of Association. Until the new Articles of Association have been registered by the Swedish Companies Registration Office (Sw. Bolagsverket), the company will use the existing business name ÅF Pöyry AB.
The AGM resolved to re-elect Gunilla Berg, Henrik Ehrnrooth, Joakim Rubin, Kristina Schauman and Anders Snell as members of the Board of Directors, and to elect Tom Erixon, Carina Håkansson and Neil McArthur as new members of the Board of Directors. The AGM further elected Tom Erixon as new Chairman of the Board.
The AGM adopted the Income Statement and the Balance Sheet as well as the consolidated Income Statement and the consolidated Balance Sheet and resolved to distribute a dividend to the shareholders of SEK 5.00 per share. The record date for the dividend was set to Monday 7 June 2021, and the dividend is estimated to be paid out on Thursday 10 June 2021.
The AGM resolved to discharge the Board of Directors and the Chief Executive Officer from liability for the financial year 2020.
The complete documentation related to the proposals adopted by the AGM can be found on the company's website afry.com/en/agm.