There is no specially appointed remuneration committee to deal with wages, pension benefits, incentives and other employment-related conditions for the Managing Director. These issues are dealt with by the Board as a whole without the participation of Board member part of company management. The employment conditions of other members of Group management are determined by the MD and the Chairman of the Board. Remuneration to the Group Managing Director and other members of Group management comprises fixed salaries at competitive market rates.
New Wave Group's compensation policy for senior executives:
Variable remunerations such as bonuses may be paid when this is justified in order to be able to recruit and maintain key staff so as to stimulate improvements in sales and profits as well as the work involved in achieving specific key figures set by the Board. Variable remunerations shall be based on predetermined, measureable criteria such as performance of the New Wave Group or return on equity compared to fixed targets. The variable remuneration shall not exceed 50% of the fixed remuneration.
- The Board shall in respect of each financial year consider whether a share or share price related incentive program which covers the year in question shall be proposed to the AGM or not. The AGM makes the final decision regarding such incentive programs.
- There shall be no special fee for Board work in Group companies for senior executives.
- Pension benefits shall be equivalent to an ITP plan or, for senior executives outside Sweden, pension benefits which are standard in the relevant country.
- A mutual notice period of no more than six months and no severance pay shall apply for all senior executives.
Conditions of employment for the MD
Remuneration to the Group MD comprises a fixed salary. No Board member's fee or other remuneration (bonuses) is paid to the MD. Pension benefits are paid in accordance with the ITP plan. A mutual notice period of six months applies for the MD, i.e. no severance pay.
Remuneration to the Board
The AGM decides on the fee for the Board members who are elected by the AGM. The division of the fee between the Chairman and other members is set out in note 6 for the Group in the annual report. The Group has purchased consultancy services from related parties. No further remunerationhas been paid to any Board member.