Report from the Annual General Meeting 2022Published 02 May 2022
Knowit Aktiebolag (publ) has this day held its Annual General Meeting. Due to Covid-19, the General Meeting was conducted by advance postal vote, without physical attendance. The Annual General Meeting mainly resolved on the following. For more detailed information on the content of the resolutions, please refer to the full notice to attend the Annual General Meeting and the full proposals that are available on the company’s webpage.
Adoption of balance sheets and income statements
The Annual General Meeting adopted the income statement, balance sheet, and the consolidated income statement and consolidated balance sheet for 2021.
The Annual General Meeting resolved, in accordance with the Board’s proposal, on a dividend of SEK 7 per share divided on two occasions of SEK 3.50 per share and dividend occasion. The record dates for the dividend shall be May 4, 2022 and November 16, 2022. The dividend is expected to be distributed through Euroclear Sweden AB on May 9, 2022, and on November 21, 2022.
Discharge from liability
The Annual General Meeting discharged the current and prior Board members, and the CEO from liability towards the company for the administration in 2021.
Board members and auditors
The Annual General Meeting resolved to re-elected Stefan Gardefjord, Camilla Monefeldt Kirstein, Kia Orback-Pettersson, Olof Cato, Sofia Karlsson, and Jon Risfelt as Board members. It was resolved to re-elect Jon Risfelt as the Chair of the Board.
KPMG was re-elected as the auditor of the company.
The Annual General Meeting resolved that fees paid to each Board member elected by general meeting and not employed by the company shall amount to SEK 270,000 and that the fee to the Chair of the Board shall amount to SEK 725,000. A member of the remuneration committee shall receive an additional fee of SEK 35,000, and the chair of the remuneration committee shall receive an additional fee of SEK 70,000. A member of the audit committee shall receive an additional fee of SEK 68,000, and the chair of the audit committee shall receive an additional fee of SEK 135,000. Fees paid to the auditors shall be paid in accordance with approved invoices.
Approval of the Remuneration Report
The Annual General Meeting resolved to approve the Board's Remuneration Report on remuneration in accordance with Chapter 8, Section 53 a of the Swedish Companies Act.
The Annual General Meeting resolved, in accordance with the Board’s proposal, to authorize the Board to, on one or more occasions prior to the next annual general meeting, resolve upon an increase in share capital with a maximum of 10% of the total number of outstanding shares in the company at the date of the issuance of the notice to the Meeting. The authorization shall include a right for the Board to decide that the issuing of shares shall be carried out with a waiver of the shareholders' preferential rights and/or with conditions for non-cash issue and/or offset or otherwise with other conditions.
Minutes from the Annual General Meeting will be published on the company’s website, www.knowit.eu, within two weeks.