EX-10.3 4 alv-ex10_3.htm EX-10.3 EX-10.3




Exhibit 10.3



This agreement regarding termination of employment, the ”Agreement”, is entered into



Autoliv Inc. and its affiliates and subsidiaries, referred to as the “Company”; and
Frithjof Oldorff, referred to as “the Employee”; together referred to as “the Parties”.




The Employee is employed by the Company pursuant to the terms and conditions outlined in the Employee’s employment agreement dated April 23, 2019, the “Employment Agreement.”


The Company and the Employee have agreed that the employment of the Employee shall cease on the terms set out in this Agreement.


The Employee shall be released from all duties linked to the Company on May 31, 2023 the “Release Date”, except for being reasonably available over the phone and email to answer any questions that the Company may have. Apart from what is explicitly stated below, the Agreement supersedes all earlier oral and written agreements between the Company, or any associated company, and the Employee, relating to the employment of the Employee. For the purpose of this Agreement, “associated company” means a legal entity directly or indirectly controlling or controlled by or under common control with the Company, irrespective of the country of registration of such legal entity.


The provisions of this Agreement shall not waive or terminate any rights to indemnification the Employee may have under the Company’s Restated Certificate of Incorporation, Re-stated Bylaws or the Indemnification Agreement between the Employee and the Company.


Termination of the Employment


2.1 The Employee’s employment with the Company shall cease on November 30, 2023, the “Termination Date”. Any change to be requested by the Employee to apply an earlier termination date due to new employment is subject to the written approval of the Company.




3.1 The Employee shall be entitled to his current base salary (579,460 Euro gross per annum), pension contribution (10% of base salary) and other current perquisites until the Termination Date.


3.2 If an early termination is granted according to section 2.1, the Company agrees to pay a lump sum payment equivalent to the base salary for the remaining notice period between the new termination date and November 30, 2023. This payment will be made no later than one month after the termination date.


3.3 Not later than December 31, 2023, the Company shall pay a severance payment in the amount of EUR 869,190 gross.


3.4 The Employee’s 2023 short-term incentive will be calculated and paid in March 2024 based on the actual outcome of the associated performance targets. The payout amount will be prorated for the service time through the Termination Date.


3.5 The Company shall withhold income tax for all the compensation components and in addition thereto pay any statutory social security charges, as applicable.





3.6 Not later than one month following the Termination Date, the Company shall pay any unused vacation days accrued until the Termination Date in line with the regulatory requirements.




4.1 The Employee has an obligation of loyalty that follows by an employment relationship. Accordingly, the Employee has a duty to be loyal to the Company until the Termination Date and thus carry out, inter all, the remaining tasks and assignments the Employee is instructed to carry out as well as not being engaged in any business competing with the Company or its associated companies.


4.2 The Employee will continue to be bound by the confidentiality undertaking under section 8 of the Employment Agreement. The Employee is thereby not allowed to in any way disclose sensitive or otherwise confidential information regarding the Company or any of its associated companies to any other company or individual not employed by the company or its associated companies. This confidentiality undertaking is not limited in time and ramifications are as described in the Employment Agreement.


4.3 The Parties agree that the Non-Competition Covenant as described in section 13 of the Employment Agreement is canceled with immediate effect.


Mutual Non-disparagement.


Employee agrees that Employee will not make or cause to be made any statements that disparage or damage the reputation of the Company, its affiliates, or any of their officers, directors or employees (together, the “Company Parties”), including but not limited to making such statements to the media, public interest groups, publishing companies, and/or through internet posting. Employee also agrees that Employee will not encourage or incite other current or former employees of the Company to disparage or damage the reputation of the Company Parties.


Company agrees that Employee’s supervisors and the Company Parties will not make or cause to be made any statements that disparage or damage the reputation of Employee, including but not limited to making such statements to the media, public interest groups, publishing companies, and/or through internet posting.


Other Issues and Final Settlement


6.1 The Employee participates in Autoliv, Inc. 1997 Stock Incentive Plan (the “Incentive Plan”). The Parties agree that the Employee’s entitlement under the Incentive Plan will be handled in accordance with the rules and regulations prescribed by the Incentive Plan and the associated grant agreements.


6.2 As noted above in paragraph 1.2, the Employee is released from all duties as of May 31, 2023, and shall immediately return the Company all keys, credit cards, documents, laptop computer and all other property the Employee may have in his possession and which belongs to the Company or its associated Companies. The employee may continue to use the Company car and cell phone until the Termination Date at which time both shall be returned to the Company.


6.3 The Employee shall resign from all board of director, similar directorship and Managing Director roles in the Company or in any of the associated companies. The Employee acknowledges that he has no claim whatsoever outstanding against either the Company, its associated companies or any of their respective officers, directors and employees in connection with the position as a director. To the extent that any such claim exists or may exist, the Employee irrevocably waive such claim and release the Company, its associated companies and each of their respective officers, directors and employees from any liability whatsoever in respect of such claim.





6.4 Through the signing of this Agreement and fulfillment of the provisions herein, all unsettled matters between the Parties shall be deemed to be finally settled and the Employee shall have no claims against the Company or any of its associated companies as regards to salary, vacation pay, incentives, pension contributions, damages or otherwise.


Governing Law and Disputes


This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Germany.


This Agreement has been duly executed in two original copies, of which each of the Parties has taken a copy.



July 10, 2023




On behalf of Autoliv Inc.: The Employee






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Per Ericson Frithjof Oldorff

EVP Human Resources & Sustainability