Board of Directors' composition The Board of Directors is elected annually at the Annual General Meeting for the period until the end of the next Annual General Meeting and shall according to the Articles of Association comprise a minimum six and a maximum ten members elected by the meeting. Two of the members are appointed by the employee organizations in accordance with Swedish law. The employee organizations also appoint two deputies. The Board of Directors currently consists of nine elected members and two employee representatives. With the exception of the CEO, none of the board members are members of the Executive Team. The CEO has no significant shareholdings or partnerships in companies with significant business relationships with ASSA ABLOY.