3/5/2018 1:00 PM The Nomination Committee's proposal of board members to the AGM of Ahlsell AB 2018

Ahlsell's Nomination Committee proposes to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on May 3, 2018, the election of Susanne Ehnbåge as member of the Board, and the re-election of Kenneth Bengtsson, Magdalena Gerger, Satu Huber, Gustaf Martin-Löf, Johan Nilsson, Peter Törnquist, Terje Venold and Søren Vestergaard-Poulsen. As previously announced, Charlotta Sund has declined re-election. The Nomination Committee further proposes the re-election of Kenneth Bengtsson as Chairman and Peter Törnquist as Vice Chairman.

Susanne Ehnbåge was born in 1979 and holds a degree in economics from the Gothenburg School of Economics. Currently, Susanne is the CEO of NetOnNet Group, but will, as of August 2018, assume the position as CEO of Lindex. Susanne previously held various positions within NetOnNet, such as CEO of SIBA and COO for NetOnNet. Susanne is a board member in Mio and she has also been proposed as a board member of HiQ.

The Nomination Committee consists of Tomas Ekman, appointed by Keravel S.à.rl / CVC Capital Partners, Peter Guve, appointed by AMF försäkring, Mikael Wiberg, appointed by Alecta Pensionsförsäkring, and Helen Fasth Gillstedt appointed by Handelsbanken Fonder. In addition, Kenneth Bengtsson, Chairman of the Board, is an adjunct member. The shareholders who appointed members of the Nomination Committee held about 49% of the votes in Ahlsell as of August 31, 2017.

The Nomination Committee’s complete proposal and reasoning will be presented in the notice to the AGM.

For further information please contact:

Karin Larsson, Head of IR and external communications
+46 8 685 59 24, Karin.Larsson@ahlsell.se

Tomas Ekman, Chairman of the Nomination Committee
+46 70 407 8284


Ahlsell is the Nordic region’s leading distributor of installation products, tools and supplies for installers, construction companies, facility managers, industrial and power companies and the public sector. The unique customer offer covers more than one million individual products and solutions. The Group has a turnover of over SEK 27 billion and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. About 97 percent of revenue is generated in the three main markets of Sweden, Norway and Finland. With about 5,500 employees, more than 220 branches and three central warehouses, we constantly fulfil our customer promise: Ahlsell makes it easier to be professional!

Stockholm, March 5, 2018