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Charlotta Falvin nominated to the Board of Doro AB

Sweden, Lund, 2011-02-22 16:01 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  

Since 2006, Charlotta Falvin has been President of TAT, The Astonishing Tribe AB, a leading Swedish company in the area of software development and design for the mobile phone segment. Since 2010, TAT has been part of Canadian group Research in Motion Limited (RIM), which manufactures Blackberry devices. Charlotta Falvin has extensive experience from several leading positions within Axis Communications AB, including as Senior Vice President, Sales and Operations. She holds a degree in international business administration from the School of Economics and Management at Lund University.

In addition to her board assignment at Doro AB, Charlotta Falvin is a member of the boards of Axis Communications AB, Anoto AB and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Southern Sweden.

Charlotta Falvin, who is 44 years old, does not currently owns any shares in Doro AB. As a board member, she will be independent in relation to the major owners of Doro AB as well as in relation to Doro AB itself. Pending approval by the Annual General Meeting, she will become a member of the Board of Doro AB as of July 2011 as other commitments prevent her from starting before that time.

“With her broad international experience of business development in the technology sector, and particularly in the mobile segment, Charlotta Falvin will contribute with significant expertise to the work of the Board. In recent years, she has, through her position at TAT, gained a unique insight into how mobile telecom devices can be successfully niched by means of user-friendly interfaces. In our view, her successful experience in generating value in the companies where she has worked will support Doro’s continued growth in the area of telecom products for seniors. This will help us further develop Doro’s Care strategy,” says Bo Kastensson, member of Doro’s Nomination Committee and Chairman of the Board.

Others nominated to the Board are Bo Kastensson, Karin Moberg, Jonas Mårtensson and Jérôme Arnaud, all of whom are already members of the Board of Doro AB. Peter Blom, who has been a member of the Board of Doro AB since 2008 has declined re-election.

 

This is information that Doro AB (publ) is required to publish in accordance with the Swedish Securities Markets Act and/or the Swedish Financial Trading Act. This information was submitted for publication on February 22, 2011 at 16.01 a.m. CET.

About Doro
Doro is a Swedish company focusing on the development, marketing and sales of telecom products specially adapted to the growing worldwide population of seniors. With over 35 years of experience in telecommunications and sales in more than 30 countries on five continents, Doro is the world’s leading brand for easy-to-use mobile phones. Doro created the Care Electronics category and in recent years its products have received several highly distinguished international design awards. The company had sales of SEK 633 million in 2010. Doro’s shares are quoted on the OMX Nasdaq Stockholm, Nordic list, Small companies. Read more about Doro at www.doro.com

         For further information, please contact:
         Tedde Jeansson, Chairman of Doro AB's Nomination Committee, +46 (0)70 855 4778, or
         Bo Kastensson, Chairman of the Board of Doro AB
         and member of the Nomination Committee, +46 (0)70 876 5995.

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