Corporate governance concerns how a company is operated so that the interests of its owners are safeguarded.
ICA Gruppen is a public company with its registered office in Stockholm, Sweden. The Swedish Companies Act sets the foundation for governance of the company.
The internal rules for the company’s governance consist of the Articles of Association, the Board’s Rules of Procedure, the CEO’s instruction, and policies and related guidelines.
ICA Gruppen’s CEO is responsible for ensuring that day-to-day management of the company is carried out in accordance with the Board’s guidelines and instructions. The CEO also compiles, in dialogue with the Chairman of the Board, agendas for board meetings and is responsible for providing information and decision-making documentation for board meetings. The CEO is also responsible for ensuring that board members receive information about ICA Gruppen’s development so that they can make well-grounded decisions.