At the Annual General Meeting in April 2019, the registered accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers AB was re-elected as auditor for the period 2019 through the Annual General Meeting 2021.
On behalf of the shareholders and in accordance with current laws and regulations, the external auditor examines the financial statements, consolidated accounts, annual report, and administration and management of the company by the Board of Directors and the CEO, and carries out the statutory audit of the corporate governance report and sustainability report. The company’s Q3 interim report has been reviewed by the auditor as well. The auditor presents an auditors’ report to the Annual General Meeting. On behalf of the Board, the company's auditor has also reviewed whether the performance targets for the Special Projects Incentive 2020 were met.
PricewaterhouseCoopers AB is a member of PwC’s global network in around 150 countries. PwC has competence and experience in areas important to Saab; auditing of large and listed companies, accounting issues, industry experience and familiarity with international business.
The auditor in charge is Peter Nyllinge. Other major audit assignments: Sandvik AB.
The Audit Committee is responsible for ensuring the independence of the auditor, including by staying updated on ongoing consulting assignments. The Audit Committee has also established guidelines on which services other than auditing the company may procure from the auditor. Where applicable, the committee will approve such services in accordance with these guidelines.
Tendering process for the statutory audit
Saab is currently conducting a tendering process for appointment of auditor for the Saab Group. Election of auditor will take place at the Annual General Meeting 2021.
For further information, please contact Peter Malmersjö, Head of Group Reporting and Accounting Principles, firstname.lastname@example.org.