The statutory auditor is appointed annually by the AGM. The task of the statutory auditor is to examine, on behalf of the shareholders, the Company's accounting records and annual report and the administration of the Company by the Board and the President & CEO.
The auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers AB (PwC) was re-elected by the 2019 AGM to serve as the Company's statutory auditor through the conclusion of the 2020 AGM. Authorised Public Accountant Michael Bengtsson was elected chief statutory auditor for financial year 2019.
For financial year 2018, fees for audit services totalled SEK 11 million (10) and fees for non-audit services totalled SEK 2 million (1). The amount of fees paid to all accounting firms is shown in Note 4 on page 66 in the Annual Report for the financial year 2018.