|[April 11, 2014]
Getinge Group: Clarification on Suspicion of Insider Crime
GETINGE, Sweden --(Business Wire)--
Getinge AB (STO:GETIB)
Following the media coverage relating to the suspicion of insider crime
by an employee at Getinge AB, Getinge would like to make the following
Getinge confirms that an employee who works in the IT organization at
Getinge AB's headquarters is under investigation by the Swedish Economic
Crime Authority for insider crime. The employee's current position
involves responsibility for developing and managing the IT systems used
by Getinge AB's head office. Since 2007, the person has had no
managerial position but works as a specialist within IT.
"This is highly regrettable and we take this incident very seriously.
From the outset, we have cooperated with the Swedish Economic Crime
Authority in its investigation," says Kornelia Rasmussen, Getinge Group
Communications Director. "Parallel to the investigation by the Economic
Crime Authority, we have initiated an internal investigation."
The employee concerned has been suspended pending the internal
At present, no other employee at Getinge AB is suspected of crimes.
GETINGE GROUP is a leading global medical technology company with
operations in the areas of surgery, intensive care, infection control,
care ergonomics and wound care. The Group is organized into three
business areas: Extended Care, Infection Control and Medical Systems,
and operates under the ArjoHuntleigh, GETINGE and MAQUET brands.
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