Stockholm, Sweden, December 18, 2013: Sune Carlsson, Chair of the Board of Atlas Copco AB, has declined reelection at the Annual General Meeting 2014. The Nomination Committee intends to propose Hans Stråberg, Vice Chair, as the next Chair of the Board.
Sune Carlsson has been a member of the Atlas Copco AB Board since 1997 and its Chair since 2003. Hans Stråberg is a member of the Board since 2013 when he was also elected Vice Chair.
The Nomination Committee’s proposal will be published with the notice to the Annual General Meeting on March 21, 2014.
Ola Kinnander, Media Relations Manager +46 (0)8 743 8060 or +46 (0)70 347 2455
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 2012, Atlas Copco had 39 800 employees and revenues of BSEK 90.5 (BEUR 10.5).