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2014-03-20

Getinge Group: Resolutions at Getinge's Annual General Meeting

PRESS RELEASE March 20th, 2014

At the Annual General Meeting of Getinge AB held on 20 March 2014, the
following was resolved.

Election of Board of Directors

Carl Bennet (Chairman), Johan Bygge, Cecilia Daun Wennborg, Carola
Lemne, Johan Malmquist, Johan Stern and Maths Wahlström were
re-elected as members of the Board. Malin Persson was elected new
member of the Board.

Malin Persson, born 1968, has a Master of Science in Industrial
Engineering and Management and is CEO of Chalmers University of
Technology Foundation. Malin Persson has many years of experience
from large Swedish industrial companies, including the Volvo Group.
Malin Persson is currently member of the Boards of Becker Industrial
Coating, Hexpol AB and Konecranes Plc, and has previously been
chairman of the Board of Elicit AB and Board member of GreenCargo AB.

Fees to the Board of Directors

It was resolved that remuneration to the Board of Directors shall
amount to a total of SEK 4,400,000 excluding remuneration for
Committee work, of which SEK 1,100,000 to the Chairman and SEK
550,000 to each of the other Board members elected by the Meeting who
are not employees of Getinge Group. In addition hereto, the Meeting
resolved that work in the Audit Committee shall be compensated with
SEK 240,000 to the Chairman and SEK 120,000 to each of the other
members, while work in the Remuneration Committee work shall be
compensated with SEK 125,000 to the Chairman and SEK 92,000 to each
of the other members.

Dividend

In accordance with the proposal of the Board of Directors and the CEO,
the Annual General Meeting resolved to declare a dividend of SEK 4.15
per share. Tuesday 25 March 2014 was determined as record date for
dividend.

Guidelines for Remuneration to Senior Executives

The Annual General Meeting approved the proposal of the Board
regarding guidelines for remuneration to senior executives, which
principally involve the following. Remuneration and other terms and
conditions of employment for senior executives shall be based on
market conditions and be competitive in all markets where Getinge
operates, to ensure that competent and skilful employees can be
attracted, motivated and retained. The total remuneration to senior
executives shall comprise basic salary, variable remuneration,
pensions and other benefits. The variable remuneration shall be
limited and connected to predetermined and measurable criteria
elaborated with the purpose to promote the long-term added value of
the company. The Board shall retain the right to deviate from the
guidelines if motivated by particular reasons on an individual basis.

Amendments of the Articles of Association

The Annual General Meeting approved the proposal of the Board
regarding amendments to the the Articles of Association entailing the
change of the registered office of the Board to Gothenburg, Västra
Götaland County, Sweden with the possibility to hold General Meetings
in the municipality of Halmstad, Halland County, Sweden and that the
Board shall, in addition to any members who, pursuant to Swedish law,
may be appointed other than by a General Meeting of the Company,
comprise of no fewer than three and no more than eight members with a
maximum of eight deputy members.

For further information, please contact:

Johan Malmquist Ulf Grunander

CEO, Getinge Group CFO, Getinge Group

Tel: +46 10 335 00 00 Tel: +46 10 335 55 80

E-mail: johan.malmquist@getinge.com E-mail: ulf.grunander@getinge.com

GETINGE GROUP is a leading global provider of products and systems
that contribute to quality enhancement and cost efficiency in
healthcare, care and research. We operate under the three brands of
ArjoHuntleigh, GETINGE and MAQUET. ArjoHuntleigh focuses on patient
mobility and wound management solutions. GETINGE provides solutions
for infection control in healthcare and contamination prevention in
biotechnology. MAQUET specializes in solutions, therapies and
products for surgical interventions and intensive care.

Getinge AB discloses the information herein in accordance with the
Swedish Securities Market Act and/or the Financial Instruments
Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication on 20
March 2014 at 17.30 CET.

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