Information to shareholders

Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Essity Aktiebolag (publ) will be held on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at the Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre, Nils Ericsons Plan 4, Stockholm, Sweden. Registration for the Annual General Meeting will start at 1:30 p.m.

Notification of attendance

Shareholders who wish to attend the Annual General Meeting must be listed in the shareholders’ register maintained by Euroclear Sweden AB on Friday, March 29, 2019, and give notice of their intention to attend the meeting no later than Friday, March 29, 2019.

Notification may be given in any of the following manners:

  • by telephone +46 8 402 90 80, weekdays between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • on the company website
  • by mail to Essity Aktiebolag (publ), Group Function Legal Affairs, P.O. Box 200, SE-101 23 Stockholm, Sweden

The following applies to shareholders who have their shares registered through a bank or other nominee in order to be entitled to attend the meeting. Apart from giving notice of attendance, such shareholders must have their shares registered in their own names. Such registration in the shareholders’ register must have been completed with Euroclear Sweden AB at the latest on Friday, March 29, 2019. Shareholders should in such case inform their bank or nominee of this in due time before Friday, March 29, 2019. Such registration can be temporary.

Name, personal identity number/corporate registration number, address and telephone number, and number of accompanying persons, if any, should be stated when notification is given. Shareholders represented by proxy should deliver a proxy in the original to the company prior to the annual general meeting. Proxy forms are available upon request and on the company website Anyone representing a corporate entity must also present a copy of the registration certificate, not older than one year, or equivalent authorisation document, listing the authorised signatories.

The Notice convening the Annual General Meeting can be found on the company website

Nomination Committee

  • Helena Stjernholm, AB Industrivärden, Chairman of the Nomination Committee
  • Petter Johnsen, Norges Bank Investment Management
  • Stefan Nilsson, Handelsbanken Pension Funds and others
  • Marianne Nilsson, Swedbank Robur Funds
  • Pär Boman, Chairman of the Board, Essity

The Nomination Committee prepares, among other things, the proposal for election of Board members. In addition, refer to the Corporate Governance Report.


The Board of Directors proposes a dividend of SEK 5.75 per share and that the record date for the dividend be Monday, April 8, 2019. Payment through Euroclear Sweden AB is expected to be made on Thursday, April 11, 2019.

Financial information 2019–2020

Interim report

(Jan 1–Mar 31, 2019)
April 25, 2019

Half-year report

(Jan 1–Jun 30, 2019)
July 18, 2019

Interim report

(Jan 1–Sep 30, 2019)
October 25, 2019

Year-end report 2019

January 22, 2020

Annual and Sustainability Report 2019

March 2020

Annual and sustainability reports, year-end reports, half-year reports and interim reports are published in Swedish and English (in the event of differences between the English translation and the Swedish original, the Swedish text shall prevail) and can be downloaded from Essity’s website

Annual and Sustainability Reports can also be ordered from:

Essity Aktiebolag (publ)
Group Function Communications
P.O. Box 200
SE-101 23 Stockholm, Sweden
Tel +46 8 788 51 00


Subscription to Essity’s press releases, annual and sustainability reports, year-end reports, half-year reports and interim reports can be done by registering on the Essity website