Shareholder and shareholder's meeting

The shareholder's right to make decisions about Vattenfall's affairs is exercised at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) and other general meetings.
Vattenfall's Annual general meeting 2020

Annual General Meeting 2020. Magnus Hall, President and CEO, Axel Calissendorff, member of the Swedish Bar Association, Anne Gynnerstedt, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary to the Board of Directors and Karin Lepasoon, Senior Vice President, Group Communications.

Vattenfall AB is wholly owned by the Swedish state. Through a general meeting resolution on the content of the Articles of Association, the shareholder (the owner) makes decisions on the company’s operations. The Swedish state’s ownership policy and the principles for external reporting in state-owned companies are decided on at the General Meeting. In accordance with the Swedish state’s ownership policy, the company’s financial targets are also decided on by a general meeting.

By law, the AGM of Vattenfall AB is to be held yearly within six months after the end of the financial year and not later than 30 April in accordance with the Swedish state’s ownership policy.

Further information on the AGM is found in the Corporate Governance Report.
Corporate Governance Report 2020 (PDF 583 kB)

Next Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting 2021 will be held on 28 April. Due to the spread of covid-19 (the corona virus), the general public will not be invited to attend the Vattenfall Annual General Meeting this year, but will be referred to the live webcast on

The latest Annual General Meeting

Vattenfall's AGM 2020 was held on 28 April at Vattenfall’s Head Office in Solna. Normally, the AGM is open to the general public. However, due to the spread of covid-19 (the corona virus) the general public was referred to the web cast this year.

Minutes and presentations from previous Annual General Meetings are available in the corporate governance archive.

Please note that the translations are for convenience only. The Swedish documents are the originals and can be found on the page “Bolagsstyrningsarkiv”.

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