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 President, and also carries out the statutory audit of the Corporate Governance Report. In addition, the interim reports have been reviewed by the auditor. The auditor also presents an Auditors’ Report to the Annual General Meeting.
The Shareholders’ Meeting elects the auditors. PricewaterhouseCoopers AB was the firm re-elected as the new auditor by the Annual General Meeting 2015, for the period 2015-2019 .
PricewaterhouseCoopers AB is a member of PwC’s global network with operations 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 practice with international business.
The auditor in charge, Bo Hjalmarsson’s other assignments: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson and SAS AB.
The Audit Committee is responsible for ensuring that the independent position of the auditor is maintained, including by staying informed of ongoing consulting assignments. The Audit Committee has also established guidelines for the services other than auditing that the company may procure from its auditors.