Change in Atlas Copco AB’s Board of Directors

March 19, 2012

Stockholm, Sweden, March 19, 2012: Jacob Wallenberg, member of the Board of Directors of Atlas Copco AB, has declined to be re-elected at this year’s Annual General Meeting.

The nomination committee presents its full proposal regarding the Board today in the notice to the Annual General Meeting. The Annual General Meeting will be held in Stockholm on April 27, at 15.00.

For further information please contact:

  • Daniel Frykholm, Media Relations Manager +46 (0)8 743 8060 or +46 (0)70 865 8060

Atlas Copco discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Securities Markets Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act.
Atlas Copco is an industrial group with world-leading positions in compressors, expanders and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. With innovative products and services, Atlas Copco delivers solutions for sustainable productivity. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 170 countries. In 2011, Atlas Copco had 37 500 employees and revenues of BSEK 81 (BEUR 9). Learn more at