Corporate governance

On this page, you will find information on the structure of Vattenfall's corporate governance and the reporting structure.                       

The parent company of the Vattenfall Group, Vattenfall AB, is a Swedish public limited liability company with registered office in Solna, Sweden. The Swedish Companies Act thus applies for Vattenfall AB.

The main decision-making bodies are the Annual General Meeting (AGM), the Board of Directors, and the President. The Board of Directors is elected by the AGM. The Board, in turn, appoints a President and CEO, who is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the company in accordance with the Board's guidelines and instructions.

Vattenfall AB is wholly owned by the Swedish state.

Major parts of the Group's business are carried out in wholly and partly owned subsidiaries. For more information about legal entities within the Vattenfall Group, see the Annual and Sustainability Report.

Governance Structure

Governance and reporting structure Remuneration Committee Owner via the AGM Board of Directors CEO and EGM Auditor Audit Committee Business Divisions 

and staff functions, accord to org structure

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Owner via the AGM, Board of Directors, CEO and Executive Group Management, Remuneration Committee, Auditor, Audit Committee, Internal Audit, Business Areas and Staff Functions according to the organisational structure.

 

Important internal and external rules and regulations for Vattenfall

External rules and regulations:

Internal rules:

1 Vattenfall adheres to the stock exchange rules that apply for companies that have fixed-income securities registered on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm and other marketplaces.

Last updated: 2016-03-23 10:11