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Axfood AB (AXFO.ST)

AXFO.ST on Stockholm Stock Exchange

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22 Oct 2020
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mia Brunell Livfors

55 2016 Chairman of the Board

Klas Balkow

55 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer

Lars Olofsson

69 2014 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Anders Lexmon

52 2017 Chief Financial Officer

Thomas Evertsson

56 2008 President, Willys

Thomas Gareskog

59 2020 President, Hemkopskedjan

Simone Margulies

42 2020 President of Hemkopskedjan AB

Eva Pettersson

54 2017 President, Axfood Snabbgross AB

Nicholas Pettersson

44 2015 President, Dagab Inkop & Logisitk AB

Jan Lindmark

61 2007 Head of Information Technology (IT)

Carl Stenbeck

41 2018 Head of Strategy and Business Development

Monica Langbo

57 2019 Head of Human Resources

Sara Kraft Westrell

46 2018 Head of Corporate Communications

Stina Andersson

37 2019 Director

Anders Helsing

54 2016 Director, Employee Representative

Christian Luiga

52 2020 Director

Caroline Morner Berg

52 2014 Director

Lars Ostberg

52 2016 Director, Employee Representative

Michael Sjoren

60 2010 Director, Employee Representative

Christer Aberg

54 2017 Independent Director

Fabian Bengtsson

48 2016 Independent Director

Jesper Lien

51 2018 Independent Director

Alexander Bergendorf

2019 Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Mia Brunell Livfors

Ms. Mia Brunell Livfors serves as Chairman of the Board of the Company. Axel Johnson International, Dustin Group, Kicks Kosmetikkedjan and Åhléns. Director: Efva Attling Stockholm, Martin & Servera, Stena and the Swedish Trade Federation Education: Economics studies, Stockholm University. Professional experience: Former President and CEO of Kinnevik, many years of experience from board work with listed Swedish companies. Committee membership: Compensation Committee.

Klas Balkow

Mr. Klas Balkow serves as President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Chairman, Swedish Food Retailers Federation; Vice Chairman, Swedish Trade Federation; Director, Confederation of Swedish Enterprise. Education: Secondary School Engineering, SSE Executive Education. Professional experience: CEO, Clas Ohlson, CEO, Aximage (previously a business area in Axel Johnson), senior positions with Procter & Gamble in the Nordic countries and the USA, and Bredbandsbolaget.

Lars Olofsson

Mr. Lars Goran Olofsson serves as Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company. Smart Eye and TCC Global N.V. Education: B.Sc. Business and Economics, Lund University, studies at IMD in Switzerland. Professional experience: President and Chairman of the Board of Carrefour S.A., Vice President of Nestlé S.A. Committee membership: Compensation Committee.

Anders Lexmon

Mr. Anders Lexmon serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. M.Sc. Agricultural Economics and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU). Professional experience: Head of Financial Control, Axfood; Head of Group Accounting, Axfood; Head of Group Accounting, SJ; auditor, KPMG.

Thomas Evertsson

Mr. Thomas Evertsson serves as President, Willys of the Company. Other assignments: Chairman of Eurocash Food and director of Jula. Education: M.Sc. Econ., School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg. Professional experience: Hypermarket Manager, Head of Chain Operations, Coop Supermarkets; President, Coop Sverige; Vice President, Coop Norden.

Thomas Gareskog

Mr. Thomas Gareskog serves as President, Hemkopskedjan of the Company. In connection with his transfer to a new role in Axfood, Thomas Gäreskog left the Executive Committee on 31 January 2020. Axfood employee since: 2010 Education: Secondary school diploma, business management training, leadership training Professional experience: Store manager, ICA; several positions of trust for ICA; Regional Manager, Hemköp; Sales Manager, Hemköp.

Simone Margulies

Ms. Simone Margulies serves as President of Hemkopskedjan AB of the Company. She will also be a member of the Axfood AB Executive Committee. Margulies has worked in the Axfood Group for four years, most recently as Vice President of Axfood's logistics and purchasing company, Dagab. Prior to this she served as a business area manager for ICA Sverige.

Eva Pettersson

Ms. Eva Pettersson serves as President, Axfood Snabbgross AB of the Company. She previously served as President, Axfood Narlivs AB within Axfood Aktiebolag until December 31, 2017. 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 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 serves as President, Dagab Inkop & Logisitk AB of the Company. 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 executive committee since 2009. He is also Chairman of Urban Deli Holding AB and Hall Miba AB. Previously, he acted as Market 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 is no longer serves as Head of Information Technology (IT) of the Company effective 11/1/2020. He acted as IT Director at Fritidsresor, IT Manager at Posten Brev and Consultant at Enator. He holds a Master of Science degree in Economics from Stockholms Universitet (Stockholm University).

Carl Stenbeck

Mr. Carl Stenbeck serves as Head of Strategy and Business Development of the Company. He joined Axfood from H&M, where he was Global Head of Digital Development of the H&M brand. Carl Stenbeck has been with H&M for seven years, during which time he has worked with store and digital development, including development of e-commerce in new countries. Prior to this he worked as a management consultant at Boston Consulting Group and Accenture. He was also Program Manager, Papyrus. He has M.Sc. from Chalmers University of Technology and M.Sc. from the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg.

Monica Langbo

Ms. Monica Langbo serves as Head of Human Resources of the Company. Executive MBA; secondary teaching certificate, Stockholm University; board, leadership and strategic HR courses. Professional experience: Head of HR Sweden and Denmark, HR Director & Head of Information/PR/ Communication, Head of Leadership Development & Executive Recruitment, Manpower Group; executive management consultant, own firm

Sara Kraft Westrell

Ms. Sara Kraft Westrell serves as Head of Corporate Communications of the Company. M. Sc. Business Administration, Lund University and National University of Singapore. Professional experience: Director of Information, Clas Ohlson and Hexagon; Marketing and Communications Director, JB Education; Communications Adviser, Kreab and Brunswick.

Stina Andersson

Ms. Stina Andersson serves as Director of the Company. Fram Skandinavien, Kicks Kosmetikkedjan, Åhléns, Skincity Sweden, Novax, Axel Johnson International, Eneo Solutions and Otovo AS. Education: M. Sc. Business and Economics, Stockholm School of Economics; CEMS Master’s in International Management, HEC Paris and the Stockholm School of Economics. Professional experience: EVP Strategy and Business Development and responsible for Tele2 IoT, Investment Director and Head of Strategy for Kinnevik, many years of experience from e-commerce companies. Also former management consultant for McKinsey

Anders Helsing

Mr. Anders Helsing serves as Director, Employee Representative of the Company. He is also Employee Representative on the board of directors of Axfood Johnson AB and Axfood IT AB. He has been with the Company since 1998.

Christian Luiga

Mr. Christian Luiga serves as Director of the Company. He is acting President and CEO of Telia Company AB, since September 2019. He has more than ten years of experience in the Telia Group, where he served most recently as Executive Vice President and CFO, and prior to that as Head of Corporate Control. He has also held positions as CFO of Teleca AB and Framfab AB, and as a controller for several companies. Christian Luiga holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics.

Caroline Morner Berg

Ms. Caroline Morner Berg serves as Director of the Company. Axel Johnson, Martin & Servera and the Erik, the Göran Ennerfelt Foundation for International Studies for Young Swedes and The Global Village foundation. Vice Chairman: Nordstjernan. Director: The Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundation, Axfast, Dustin Group and the Future Work Forum. Education: BA Media and Psychology, Middlebury College, USA. Professional experience: Active in the familyowned Axel Johnson Group since 2005, most recently as Vice President, Human Resources and Communication at Axel Johnson and member of the management team. Committee membership: Compensation Committee.

Lars Ostberg

Mr. Lars Ostberg serves as Director, Employee Representative of the Company. He served as Employee Representative on the Board of Directors of the Company from June 2009 until 2011. He is employee representative on the board of Willys AB. He has been employed by Willys since 2002.

Michael Sjoren

Mr. Michael Sjoren serves as Director, Employee Representative of the Company. He is also employee representative on the board of directors of Axfood Snabbgross and Dagab Inkop & Logistik AB. He has been employed by the Axfood Group since 1995.

Christer Aberg

Mr. Christer B. Aberg serves as Independent Director of the Company. Apoex and Kappa BioScience AS. Vice Chairman: Plantasjen AS. Education: IHM Business School Stockholm. Professional experience: President and CEO of Food Folks AS/McDonald’s Nordic; President and CEO Hilding Anders International; CEO Orkla Confectionery & Snack Sweden; CEO Arla Foods; CEO Atria Scandinavia; various positions at Unilever.

Fabian Bengtsson

Mr. Fabian Bengtsson serves as Independent Director of the Company. NetOnNet Group, Svensk Fastighetsförmedling, Tipser, Irootfor and Strawbes. Education: B.Sc. Business and Economics, Lund University. Professional experience: Long record of experience in the retail trade and digital trade, including as CEO of the SIBA Group, Chairman of NetOnNet, and as a director/Chairman of CE-Konsumentelektronikbranschen.

Jesper Lien

Mr. Jesper Lien serves as Independent Director of the Company. CEO of Isabella Ohlson ApS. Education: Engineer, Technical University of Denmark; Business Administration (financial management), Copenhagen Business School. Professional experience: CEO and other leading positions in Coop Denmark, with many years of experience from the retail, digital and food retail trade, including as CCO of the do-it-yourself chain B&Q and operating partner of Aurelius Investment Group.

Alexander Bergendorf