Anders Lexmon new CFO of Axfood

Anders Lexmon is taking over the role as permanent CFO of Axfood AB. He has been serving in the position since 16 March in an acting capacity and has a long record of experience in the Axfood Group.

“I look forward to working together with Anders in his new role. In addition to solid experience in finance and accounting, his leadership qualities and extensive experience within the Group are a great asset for us in the continued work on strengthening Axfood’s position in the market,” comments Klas Balkow, President and CEO of Axfood AB.

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. Anders Lexmon will assume his role as permanent CFO on 1 August. As CFO he will also be a member of Axfood’s Executive Committee.

“It is both an honour and deeply gratifying to be entrusted with the duty of helping lead Axfood on its continued journey of profitable growth by working with good and sustainable food – an area that engages many consumers daily,” says Anders Lexmon, CFO of Axfood AB.

For further information, please contact:
Peter Hellström, Assistant Manager Media Relations, Axfood AB, tel. +46-702-89 89 83.

The information in this release is such that Axfood AB is obligated to make public in accordance with the EU Market Abuse Act and the Swedish Securities Market Act. The information was presented, through the agency of the contact person above, for publication at 1 p.m. CET on 14 July 2017.

At Axfood we work with passion for food and people. Food that is good and sustainable. Axfood includes the Willys and Hemköp chains as well as Tempo, Handlar’n and Direkten, which are retailer-owned stores organized within Axfood Närlivs. B2B sales are handled through the Axfood Snabbgross chain, and wholesaling is conducted through Dagab. We are also the owner of and Middagsfrid, and a part-owner of Urban Deli and Eurocash. Axfood is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, and the principal owner is Axel Johnson AB. Read more på

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Axfood AB conducts retail trade through the wholly owned store chains Hemköp, Willys and Willys hemma and wholesale trade through Dagab and Axfood Närlivs. In addition, Axfood collaborates with a number of proprietor-run stores that are tied to Axfood through agreements.




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