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Axfood AB (AXFO.ST)

AXFO.ST on Stockholm Stock Exchange

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11 Dec 2017
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mia Brunell Livfors

52 2016 Chairman of the Board

Klas Balkow

51 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer

Lars Olofsson

66 2014 Vice Chairman of the Board

Anders Lexmon

2017 Chief Financial Officer

Thomas Evertsson

53 2008 President of Willys AB

Thomas Gareskog

56 2012 President of Hemkop AB

Eva Pettersson

51 President of Axfood Narlivs AB

Nicholas Pettersson

41 2015 President of Dagab Inkop & Logisitk AB

Jan Lindmark

58 2007 Head of Information Technology (IT)

Anders Quist

64 2007 Head of Business Development

Louise Ring

62 Head of Human Resources

Annika Elmehagen Lundquist

48 2015 Head of Corporate Communications

Christer Aberg

51 2017 Director

Antonia Ax:son Johnson

74 2000 Director

Anders Helsing

51 2016 Director, Employee Representative

Caroline Morner Berg

49 2014 Director

Lars Ostberg

49 2016 Director, Employee Representative

Michael Sjoren

57 2010 Director, Employee Representative

Fabian Bengtsson

45 2016 Independent Director

Cecilia Ketels

2016 Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Mia Brunell Livfors

Ms. Mia Brunell Livfors has been Chairman of the Board at Axfood Aktiebolag since March 16, 2016. She is Chairman of the Compensation Committee at the Company. She studied economics at Stockholm University. She is President and CEO of Axel Johnson Aktiebolag and a co-opted member Axfood’s board. She was formerly President of Investment AB Kinnevik and has many years of experience from board work in listed Swedish companies. She Chairman of Axel Johnson International AB, Kicks Kosmetikkedjan AB, Novax AB and Lhlens AB; Vice Chairman of Martin & Servera AB and Director of Dustin Group AB, Stena AB and Efva Attling Stockholm AB.

Klas Balkow

Mr. Klas Balkow has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer at Axfood Aktiebolag effective as of March 15, 2017 at the latest. Klas Balkow has been President and CEO of Clas Ohlson since 2007. He is a former President of Aximage, which like Axfood is a subsidiary of the Axel Johnson Group, and has also held executive positions with Bredbandsbolaget and Procter & Gamble, both in the Nordic countries and the USA.

Lars Olofsson

Mr. Lars Goran Olofsson has been Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Axfood Aktiebolag since March 12, 2014. He has been Member of the Board since March 13, 2013. He is Member of the Compensation Committee at the Company. He has been Member of the Boards of Axel Johnson AB, Bata Shoes and Compass Ltd, as well as Chairman of the Board of TCC Global N.V. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Lunds Universitet and has studied at IMD in Switzerland. He was active in the food retail sector from 1976 to 2008, including service with Nestle, where he held executive positions in various Nestle group companies for more than 30 years, serving as Executive Vice President from 2001 to 2008. Most recently, from 2009 until mid-2012, he served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Carrefour S.A.

Anders Lexmon

Mr. Anders Lexmon has been appointed Chief Financial Officer at Axfood Aktiebolag effective as of August 1, 2017. He has been Acting Chief Financial Officer at the Company since March 16, 2017. Anders Lexmon has an education in agronomics and has been employed by Axfood AB since 2002. He has previously served in roles as head of Group Finance and Group Accounting for the Company.

Thomas Evertsson

Mr. Thomas Evertsson has been President of Willys AB within Axfood Aktiebolag since September 1, 2008. He has been employed by the Company since 2008. Prior to that, he acted as Hypermarket Manager, Head of Chain Operations at Coop Supermarkets, President of Coop Sverige AB and Vice President of Coop Norden AB. He holds Master of Science degree in Economics from the School of Economics, Business and Law at Goteborgs Universitet (Gothenburg University).

Thomas Gareskog

Mr. Thomas Gareskog has been President of Hemkop AB within Axfood Aktiebolag since December 4, 2012. He has been employed by the Company since 2010 and has been member of the management since 2012. He has experience from the food retail sector, where he has been working in the food retail sector since 1983. He was Regional Director and Sales Manager at the company. He has knowledge of the business and has served, among other things, as a store manager for various stores in Uppsala. He has also held several senior positions with ICA. He was Store Manager at ICA and held several positions of trust at the company. He graduated from high school and completed business management training and leadership training.

Eva Pettersson

Ms. Eva Pettersson serves as President of Axfood Narlivs AB within Axfood Aktiebolag. She is Member of Axfood’s Executive Committee since 2014. She joined Axfood in 2004 and has experience in wholesaling in the food retail industry. In recent years she has served as Head of Business Development at Dagab with responsibility for implementation of Axfood’s new business system for supply chain, among other things. She was also System Manager at Axfood IT, Consultant at Accenture AB in Food Retail. She is also Director of Svensk Servicehandel and Fastfood She holds a Master of Science degree in Economics from Linkopings universitet and compledted studies at University of East Anglia. She also completed management training at Novare.

Nicholas Pettersson

Mr. Nicholas Pettersson has been President of Dagab Inkop & Logisitk AB within Axfood Aktiebolag since 2015. Previously, he was Chief Executive Officer of Axfood Sverige AB within the Company from May 5, 2014 until 2015. He was Divisional Director Axfood Narlivs within the Company until May 5, 2014. He has been employed by the Company since 2004 and has been member of the management since 2009. He is also Chairman of Urban Deli Holding AB. Previously, he acted as Marketing Manager of Axfood Narlivs, Business Area Head of Axfood Snabbgross, Supply Chain Manager at AB Svenska Shell and Business Analyst at Shell Detaljist AB. He holds Master of Science degree in Economics from Vaxjo Universitet (Vaxjo University).

Jan Lindmark

Mr. Jan Lindmark has been Head of Information Technology (IT) at Axfood Aktiebolag since 2007. He has been employed by the Company since 2001. He acted as IT Director at Fritidsresor, IT Manager at Posten Brev and Consultant at Enator. He holds Master of Science degree in Economics from Stockholms Universitet (Stockholm University).

Anders Quist

Mr. Anders Quist has been Head of Business Development at Axfood Aktiebolag since September 1, 2007. He has been employed by the Company since 1995 and has been member of Axfood’s Executive Committee since 2007. He is also Member of the Boards of GS1 Sweden AB and Validoo AB. In his professional career, he also served as Vice President at Bilhalls, Vice President of Willys, as well as Store Manager, Operations Manager, Grocer and Sales Manager at Dagab vast. He graduated from high school and completed a number of trainings, including grocer training and diverse trainings in retailing.

Louise Ring

Ms. Louise Ring serves as Head of Human Resources (HR) at Axfood Aktiebolag. She has been employed by the Company since 2003 and has been member of the management since 2005. She has also served as Chairman of the Board of Diversity Charter, Member of the Program Committee for USBE’s Master’s Programs, Member of the Equality Ombudsman’s Committee. She was Chief Financial Officer and HR Manager at ICA Handlarnas AB, as well as Store Manager and Head of Training, Organizational and Sales Matters at H&M. She completed university studies in Behavioral Science at Umea Universitet (Umea University). She also graduated in HR-executive IFL from Handelshogskolan i Stockholm.

Annika Elmehagen Lundquist

Ms. Annika Elmehagen Lundquist has been Head of Corporate Communications at Axfood Aktiebolag since March 2015. She is Board Member at Carlssons Skola. She also served as Strategic Communications Advisor of Tetra Pak Asia, Corporate Communications Director of Eniro AB, Vice President Communications of Telenor, Partner of Kreab, Senior Account Executive, PR at Microsoft North America, Consultant of JKL. She holds Bachelor of Art in Communications and Political Science degree from Uppsala University.

Christer Aberg

Mr. Christer B. Aberg has been Director of Axfood Aktiebolag since March 15, 2017. He studied at IHM Business School. He has served as President and CEO of Hilding Anders International AB (2015-2016), and prior to that of Orkla Confectionery & Snacks Sverige AB (2013-2015), Arla Foods AB (2009 -2013), and Atria Scandinavia AB (2006-2009). He has also held various positions for Unilever. Christer Aberg has a long record of experience and expertise in trade and supply chain activities as well as product knowledge in the food retail trade. He is currently a director on the board of Mekonomen Aktiebolag.

Antonia Ax:son Johnson

Ms. Antonia Ax:son Johnson has been Member of the Board of Directors at Axfood Aktiebolag since 2000. In addition, she has been Chairman of the Board of Directors at Axel Johnson Holding AB and the Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundation, as well as Vice Chairman of Nordstjernan AB. She has served as Member of the Board of Directors at Axel Johnson AB, Axel Johnson Inc., AxFast AB, Axfoundation, the Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundation for Public Service, and others. In her professional career, she has been active in the Axel Johnson Group since the 1970s. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stockholms Universitet (Stockholm University) and Honorary Doctor of Engineering.

Anders Helsing

Mr. Anders Helsing has been Director and Employee Representative at Axfood Aktiebolag since 2016. He has been with the Company since 1998.

Caroline Morner Berg

Ms. Caroline Morner Berg has been Member of the Board of Directors of Axfood Aktiebolag since March 12, 2014. She is Member of the Compensation Committee. She holds a degree in media/communications and psychology from Middlebury College in the United States (1987-1991). She was Vice President, Human Resources and Communications at Axel Johnson Aktiebolag and a member of the management team (2006-2014). She has been active in Axel Johnson Group since 2005. She has acted as Member of the Boards of Mekonomen Aktiebolag, Axstores AB, AxFast AB and the Stockholm School of Economics Advisory Board. She has also served as Chairman of Axel Johnson AB, the Erik and Goran Ennerfelt Foundation for International Studies for Young Swedes.

Lars Ostberg

Mr. Lars Ostberg has been Director and Employee Representative of Axfood Aktiebolag since 2016. He served as Employee Representative on the Board of Directors of the Company from June 2009 until 2011. He has been Union representative on Willys AB's board. He has been employed by Willys since 2002.

Michael Sjoren

Mr. Michael Sjoren has been Employee Representative on the Board of Directors of Axfood Aktiebolag since 2010. He is also union representative on the board of directors of Axfood Narlivs AB and Dagab Inkop & Logistik AB. He has been employed by the Axfood Group since 1995.

Fabian Bengtsson

Mr. Fabian Bengtsson has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Axfood Aktiebolag since March 16, 2016. He has experience in both physical retailing and digital trade from the SIBA group, where he served as President during the years 2001–2014, and from NetOnNet AB, where he served as Chairman during the years 2012–2015. Prior to this, Fabian Bengtsson held numerous executive positions in the SIBA group and was a Board Member and Chairman of CE-Konsumentelektronikbranschen AB. Fabian Bengtsson has been Director on the boards of NetOnNet Group Aktiebolag, Waldir Aktiebolag and Aktiebolaget Remvassen. He holds Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Economics from Lund University.

Cecilia Ketels