OEM International AB (the company) applies the Swedish Code of Corporate Governance (the Code) in accordance with the NASDAQ Stockholm's rules for issuers. The Code is aimed at creating good prerequisites for an active and conscientious owner role and constitutes an element in the self-regulation of Swedish enterprise. It is based on the "comply or explain" rule, which means that non-compliance with a term of the Code is not a breach provided there is an acceptable reason that can be explained. OEM International has noted a non-conformance with the rules of the Code concerning the Nomination Committee. The non-conformance is explained in detail under the heading Nomination Committee.