The King awards medals for special merit, and LKAB’s CEO will be among the latest batch of recipients.
H.M. The King's Medal was instituted around 1814 and is presented in a number of different sizes. It is awarded to Swedish and foreign citizens for special merit and to officials of the Royal Court for long and faithful service.
The Litteris et Artibus medal was instituted in 1853 by Crown Prince Carl (XV). "Litteris et Artibus" is Latin and means "for science and art". The medal is awarded for outstanding artistic contributions, mainly within the fields of music, theatrical performance and literature. The medals was awarded on Wednesday 11 June at the Royal Palace.
Lars-Eric Aaro is to be presented with the 12th size with the ribbon of the Order of the Seraphim, "for valuable contributions within Swedish industry".