Skagen, the independent investment boutique that is part of Storebrand Asset Management in the Norwegian Storebrand group, will add board members elected by unit holders at its next annual general meeting on 6 March, 2019, including one that will be elected for a two-year period.
Candidates are put forward by an election committee consisting of Trude Marit Risnes (chair), Terje Vareberg and Per Olof Höglund. To be considered for election by unit holders, candidates must fulfill certain criteria:
- They must fulfil the necessary requirements relating to honourable conduct and experience
- They must not be shareholders, employee representatives or employees of Skagen AS, Storebrand Asset Management AS, Storebrand ASA, any other mutual fund management company or Handelsbanken (Skagen Funds’ custodian)
- They must not have a close personal relationship to any of the board’s members, principal shareholders or management of Skagen or to the board, principal shareholders or management of Storebrand Asset Management AS or Storebrand ASA
- They must not be the chief executive of a listed company
Recommendations for unit holder elected board members can be put to the election committee by contacting the fund company’s secretary Tone Willoch Rettedal, by email [email protected], or by post at SKAGEN, P.O. Box 160, 4001 Stavanger, Norway.
The deadline for sending candidate nominations is 15 October 2018.