25 June 2015

Bergen Group ASA - Annual General Meeting held

Bergen Group's Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday 25 June 2015 at Storebø in Austevoll. A total of 75.5 % of the share capital and voting rights was represented.

The General Meeting approved the Annual Financial Statements and the Annual Report for the financial year of 2014, as proposed by the Board of Directors.  The proposal to give the Board of Directors a Power of Attorney to purchase own shares for up to 20 % of the current share capital and to increase the share capital by issuing new shares of up to 20 % of the current share capital, did not gain qualified majority.  All other resolutions were made in accordance with the recommendations from the Board of Directors and the Nomination Committee.

The board of Directors in Bergen Group ASA now consists of:

Magnus Stangeland (not up for election) 
Tove Ormevik (not up for election) 
Tor Lars Onarheim (elected for two years) 
Espen Selvikvåg Berge (elected for two years)

Bente Stangeland is elected alternate board member for the shareholder elected board members.

The two employee-elected board members Kristoffer Hope and Jorunn Ingebrigtsen are not up for election this year.

Signed Minutes from the Annual General Meeting will be made available on the company’s homepage.

Contact person:
Øyvind Risnes 
SVP Corporate Functions & Communications, tel. +47 480 48 561