Board of Directors

The Board shall, in addition to specially appointed members and deputies, according to SKF's Articles of Association, comprise of a minimum of five and a maximum of twelve Board members, with a maximum of five deputies. The Board members are elected each year at the Annual General Meeting for the period up to and inclusive of the following Annual General Meeting.

The Board of Directors has a responsibility for the company's organization and oversight of the management of the company's affairs. The Chairman of the Board of Directors shall direct the work of the Board and monitor that the Board of Directors fulfils its obligations. The Board adopts annually written rules of procedure for its internal work and written instructions. The President of the Company, who is also the Chief Executive Officer, is appointed by the Board of Directors and handles the day-to-day management of the company's business in accordance with the guidelines and instructions from the Board of Directors. The approval of the Board is, for example, required in relation to investments and acquisitions above certain amounts, as well as for the appointment of certain senior managers.

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Attendance at Board and Committee meetings during 2016
Name Board meeting Remuneration Committee Audit Committee
Leif Östling 7 2 6
Lena Treschow Torell 6    
Peter Grafoner 7 2  
Lars Wedenborn 8 2 6
Joe Laoughrey 8    
Jouko Karvinen (resigned March 2016 ) 1 1  
Baba Kalyani 7    
Hock Goh 7    
Marie Bredberg 8   6
Alrik Danielson 8    
Nancy Gougarty 7    
Jonny Hilbert 8    
Kennet Carlsson 8    
Zarko Djurovic 7    
Virpi Ring (resigned March 2016 ) 3    
Claes Palm (appointed April 2016 ) 5    
Total number of meetings 2016 8 2 6

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