On behalf of the shareholders, the auditors' task is to examine the company's Annual Report and accounting records and the administration of the Board of Directors and the President and CEO.

The 2016 Annual General Meeting re-elected the ac­counting firm Ernst & Young AB, with the authorised public accountant Rickard Andersson as audi­tor in charge, as auditor for a one year period of mandate. In addition to Hexagon, Rickard Andersson conducts auditing assignments for such companies as Autoliv, Proact IT Group AB, Alimak Group AB and Pricer AB.

Hexagon’s auditors attended the first Board meeting of the year, at which they reported observations from their examination of Hexagon’s internal controls and the annual financial statements. The auditors met with the Audit Committee on six occasions during 2016.

The ad­dress of the auditors is Ernst & Young AB, P.O. Box 7850, SE-103 99, Stockholm, Sweden.

Remuneration of the Group's auditors
Name Group Group Parent Company Parent Company
KEUR 2016 2015 2016 2015
Audit, Ernst & Young 4.3 4.6 0.4 0.3
Audit, Others 0.4 0.3 - -
Audit related 0.7 0.2 - -
Tax 1.6 2.3 - -
Total 7.0 7.4 0.4 0.3