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2014-05-08

AarhusKarlshamn: Annual General Meeting of AarhusKarlshamn AB

At the Annual General Meeting of AarhusKarlshamn AB (publ) on 8 May
2014 the following was resolved:

Board of Directors, auditor and fees
The number of directors will remain six. The Meeting re-elected Melker
Schörling, Märit Beckeman, Ulrik Svensson, Arne Frank, Märta
Schörling and Lillie Li Valeur as directors. Melker Schörling was
re-elected Chairman of the Board. The fees to the Board of Directors
shall amount to a total of SEK 2,325,000 (including fees for
committee work).

Re-election of the accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, for a
period of mandate of one year, consequently up to and including the
Annual General Meeting 2015, whereby the accounting firm has informed
that the authorised public accountant Sofia Götmar Blomstedt will
continue as auditor in charge. The Meeting resolved that the auditor
shall be remunerated according to agreement.

At the subsequent statutory board meeting it was resolved to elect
Melker Schörling and Märit Beckeman as members of the Remuneration
Committee, Melker Schörling being chairman of the committee. Ulrik
Svensson and Lillie Li Valeur were elected members of the Audit
Committee, Ulrik Svensson being chairman of the committee.

Dividend
In accordance with the proposal of the Board of Directors, the Meeting
resolved to declare a dividend of SEK 6 per share. Tuesday 13 May
2014 was determined as record day for the payment of dividend.
Payment from Euroclear Sweden AB is expected to commence on Friday 16
May 2014.

Nomination Committee
Mikael Ekdahl (Melker Schörling AB), Henrik Didner (Didner & Gerge
fonder), Åsa Nisell (Swedbank Robur fonder) and Lars Åke Bokenberger
(AMF Fonder) were re-elected as members of the Nomination Committee
for the period up to the Annual General Meeting 2015, and Mikael
Ekdahl was appointed Chairman of the Nomination Committee.

Guidelines for remuneration to senior executives
The Meeting approved the Board of Directors' proposal, principally
entailing that salaries and other terms of remuneration for the
management shall be competitive and in accordance with market terms.
In addition to fixed basic salary, the management may also receive
variable remuneration with a pre-determined cap of 110 per cent of
the fixed annual salary. The Board of Directors shall be entitled to
deviate from the guidelines if, in an individual case, there are
particular grounds for such deviation.

Amendment of the Articles of Association
The Meeting approved the Board of Directors' proposal regarding
amendment of the Articles of Association entailing a name change from
AarhusKarlshamn to AAK.

Comments from the CEO:
CEO and President Arne Frank reported on the company's operations and
key events during the year 2013 and commented on the continuing work
within the Group. The presentation can be found in its entirety on
the company's web site www.aak.com.

" In January 2014 we launched the company program for 2014-2016,
"AAKtion". The new program is intended to further strengthen the
focus on "Sales-Innovation-Execution" and is developing according to
plan. Based on AAK's customer value propositions for health and
reduced costs, and our customer product co-development and solutions
approach, we continue to remain prudently optimistic about the
future. The main drivers are the continued positive underlying
development in Food Ingredients and the continued improvement in
Chocolate & Confectionery Fat", commented Arne Frank, President and
CEO.

For further information, please contact:

Fredrik Nilsson Anders Byström
CFO Director External Accounting & Investor Relations
Phone: + 46 40 627 83 34 Phone: +46 40 627 83 32
Mobile: + 46 708 95 22 21 Mobile: +46 709 88 56 13

The information is that which AarhusKarlshamn AB (publ) is obliged to
publish under the provisions of the Stock Exchange and Clearing
Operations Act and/or the Trading in Financial Instruments Act. The
information was released to the media for publication on May 8, 2014
at 4.45 pm CET.

AarhusKarlshamn (AAK) is one of the world's leading producers of high
value-added speciality vegetable oils and fats solutions. These oils
and fats solutions are characterized by a high level of technological
content and innovation. AAK`s solutions are used as substitute for
butter-fat and cocoa butter, trans-free and low saturated solutions
but also addressing other customer. AAK has production facilities in
Denmark, Mexico, the Netherlands, Sweden, Great Britain, Uruguay and
the US. Further AAK has also toll manufacturing operations in Russia
and Malaysia. The company is organized in three Business Areas; Food
Ingredients, Chocolate and Confectionery Fats and Technical Products
& Feed. AAK's shares are traded on the NASDAQ OMX, Stockholm, within
the Large Cap segment. Further information on AAK can be found on the
company's website www.aak.com.

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