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Stockholm, Stockholms län, 11152
Sweden

AmCham Sweden is the voice of American business in Sweden. We are champions of US - Swedish trade and investment and US commercial interests in Sweden and give members a networking platform, critical business information, and an amplified voice.

Annual General Meeting

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Annual General Meeting

  • Radisson Blu Waterfront Congress Centre Nils Ericsons Plan 4 111 64 Stockholm Sweden (map)

AmCham Sweden is pleased to invite you to our 2019 Annual General Meeting.

Date: May 21, 2019
Time: 14:30 - 18:00 (Registration starts at 14:15)
Venue: Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel, Nils Ericsons Plan 4, Stockholm

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We are pleased to invite you to AmCham Sweden’s 2019 Annual General Meeting and Transatlantic Summit.

The transatlantic relationship has been a cornerstone of global stability and growth for generations. With governments on both sides of the Atlantic turning more inward, transatlantic relations are heading into uncharted waters. Is now the time for business to step up and bridge the gap?

Please join us as Minister Ann Linde and our other esteemed speakers and panelists explore the issues of the day, and how challenges and opportunities can be addressed in ways that will help maintain a vibrant business environment.

Key Note Speakers

Minister Ann Linde 
Minister for Foreign Trade

Ann Linde is the Minister for Foreign Trade, with responsibility for Nordic affairs. From 2016 to 2018 Linde served as the Minister for European Union Affairs and Trade for the Löfven Cabinet. She previously was the State Secretary for the Ministry of Home Affairs from 2014 to 2016. Linde has a Bachelor's degree in political science, sociology and economics from Stockholm University.

Paul Narain,
Political-Economic Counselor,
U.S. Embassy in Sweden

Prior to being posted in Sweden, Paul Narain was a National Security Affairs Fellow for the academic year 2016–2017 at the Hoover Institution, representing the U.S. Department of State. A career diplomat, Paul was previously the Deputy Counselor for Economic Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Greece, where he was responsible for macroeconomics and the political-economy of the Greek economic crisis.

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Johan Forssell,
President and CEO, Investor AB

President and CEO of Investor AB, Johan is also a Board member of Atlas Copco, Epiroc, Patricia Industries and Wärtsilä. He has held positions at Investor AB including: Head of Core Investments, Head of Research, and Head of Capital Goods and Healthcare sector. Johan was awarded a Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration degree from the Stockholm School of Economics.

Panelists & Moderator

Panel Discussion:
Transatlantic leadership: The World Trading System Post TTIP and the role of business?

Moderator:  Håkan Jonsson, Partner and Senior Director, Hallvarsson & Halvarsson

Moderator: Håkan Jonsson,
Partner and Senior Director, Hallvarsson & Halvarsson

Panelist:  Magnus Nilsson, Editor, Frihandelsbloggen

Panelist: Magnus Nilsson, Editor, Frihandelsbloggen

Panelist:  Susanna Zeko, Secretary General, International Chamber of Commerce Sweden

Panelist: Susanna Zeko,
Secretary General, International Chamber of Commerce Sweden

Panelist:  Johan Forssell, President and CEO, Investor AB

Panelist: Johan Forssell, President and CEO, Investor AB


Annual General Meeting Agenda

1. Elect a Chair for the meeting
2. Prepare and approve the voting list, and confirm that a quorum is present
3. Approve the agenda
4. Elect two persons to attest the minutes
5. Confirm that the General Meeting has been duly summoned
6. Consider the annual accounts and the auditor(s)’ report
7. Resolve

a. whether to approve the profit and loss account and balance sheet
b. how AmCham’s profit or loss according to the approved balance sheet is to be appropriated
c. whether the Directors of the Board of Directors and the Managing Director should be discharged from liability towards AmCham for the period covered by the accounts

8. Determine the number of Directors who are to be elected by the meeting
9. Elect the Board of Directors
10. When required, determine the number of auditors and deputy auditors
11. When required, determine the remuneration to the auditors
12. When required, elect the auditor(s) and deputy auditor(s)
13. Elect the members of the Nominating Committee
14. Other matters which are permitted to be addressed by the meeting pursuant to law or the Bylaws

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