The auditor audits the Company’s annual reports and accounting, as well as the management of the board of directors and the Chief Executive Officer.
The auditor submits an audit report to the AGM after each financial year. From 2011, the AGM appoints the auditor(s) for a period of one year. At the AGM held on 19 April 2017, Ernst & Young AB was elected with Staffan Landén as auditor in charge until further notice. Staffan Landén is an authorized public accountant and member of FAR (the institute for the accounting profession in Sweden). Staffan Landén has many yearsof experience auditing listed companies and major international audit assignments. He is currently the responsible auditor for, among other companies, Vattenfall AB, Polygon AB, Semcon AB, Thomas Concrete Group AB and National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB (NEVS). Staffan Landén is an exchange auditor appointed y Nasdaq Stockholm.
The Company’s auditor audits the annual accounts and financial statements and the Company’s current operations and routines, to make an opinion on the accounting and management of the board of directors and the Chief Executive Officer. The annual accounts and financial statements are reviewed during January and February. In addition to Nederman, Staffan Landen is the auditor of Oxeon AB in which Latour AB has a 31.08 percent shareholding. Independence in regard to Nederman is not affected. Staffan Landén does not otherwise have any assignments in companies over which Nederman’s principal shareholders, board members or Chief Executive Officer have any material influence. Fees for services to Ernst & Young AB other than auditing amounted in 2017 to SEK 0.7 m and mainly relate to tax advice and audit-related services.