Monday, February 6, 2017

Austerity and a new board of directors in Hexagon – Västerbottens-kuriren (the Courier)

measurement technologies company Hexagon reports a smaller increase in earnings and announces at the same time, a savings scheme, which means that 480 employees may go.

When the austerity package is implemented, the costs have been reduced by 43 million annually, equivalent to sek 400 million.

Profits for the company, whose ceo, Ola Rollén ended up in the properly fire after insidermisstankar in Norway, landed on the 203 million euro before taxes for the fourth quarter. During the corresponding period of the year before it became a profit of 192 million euros. Turnover rose by four per cent to eur 849 million.

the Board of directors proposes that the dividend to shareholders be increased by twelve percent to 0:48 euros per share.

at the same time, the company’s nomination committee proposed a number of new board members for the spring meeting, among others, the principal owner, Melker Schörlings daughters and former Ericssonschefen Hans Vestberg.


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