SOURCE: Hoganas

March 13, 2007 06:26 ET

The Election Committee's proposal for Board Members of Höganäs AB

HOGANAS, SWEDEN -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 13, 2007 --

The Election Committee has informed Höganäs that it intends to present to the Annual General Meeting on 25 April 2007 inter alia the following proposals

--  The Board of Directors shall, unchanged, consist of nine
    ordinary Board Members.

--  Alrik Danielson, Per Molin, Jenny Lindén Urnes, Bernt
    Magnusson, Agnete Raaschou-Nielsen, Bengt Kjell,
    Oystein Krogen and Hans-Olov Olsson shall be re-elected as
    Board Members.

--  Urban Jansson shall be elected as a new Board Member.

--  Per Molin shall be re-elected as Chairman of the Board of
    Directors.

--  KPMG Bohlins AB shall be elected auditor.

--  The company shall have an Election Committee which shall be
    appointed on principally the same terms as
    resolved by the Annual General Meeting 2006.
Urban Jansson, born 1945, is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Rezidor Hotel Group, Jetpak Group, Siemens AB and Tylö AB, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ahlströms Corp and Member of the Board of Directors of inter alia Addtech AB, Wilh. Becker AB, CapMan, Clas Ohlson AB, SEB and Stockholmsbörsens bolagskommitté.

The notice for the Annual General Meeting 2007 is expected to be published around 22 March.

The complete proposal of the Election Committee for resolutions at the Annual General Meeting 2007 and additional information regarding the proposed Board Members and an account of the work performed by the Election Committee will be given in connection with the publishing of the notice for the Annual General Meeting.

Höganäs, 13 March 2007

THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Höganäs was founded in 1797 and is today a leader within the iron and metal powder industry. End products are mainly used by the automotive industry and home appliances, lawn and garden and hand-tools. In 2006 the turnover was MSEK 5 123 (4 594) and income before tax MSEK 525 (408). Höganäs is listed on the Nordic Stock Exchange's Mid Cap list. For further information please visit our website www.hoganas.com

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