Nominating Committee ahead of Axfood’s 2020 Annual General Meeting

The members of Nominating Committee ahead of Axfood’s 2020 Annual General Meeting have now been appointed.

In accordance with a resolution passed by the 2019 Annual General Meeting, the Nominating Committee shall be composed of members each appointed by the four largest shareholders in terms of votes as per 30 August 2019. The Nominating Committee ahead of the 2020 Annual General Meeting has the following members:

·         Caroline Berg, Axel Johnson AB, committee chair

·         Joachim Spetz, Swedbank Robur Funds

·         Johan Strandberg, SEB Funds

·         Jan Särlvik, Nordea Investment Funds

Axfood’s Chairman, Mia Brunell Livfors, is a co-opted member of the Nominating Committee. Altogether the Nominating Committee represents approximately 55.8% of the votes and capital in Axfood as per 30 August 2019.

The Nominating Committee is tasked with – ahead of the 2020 Annual General Meeting – drafting recommendations for a chairman to preside over the Annual General Meeting, election of the Chairman of the Board and other board members, election of the auditor, directors’ fees, auditors’ fees, and guidelines for the composition of the Nominating Committee. 

Axfood’s Annual General Meeting will be held on 18 March 2020 in Stockholm. Shareholders who wish to submit proposals to the Nominating Committee can do so by email at valberedning@axfood.se. In order for the Nomination Committee to be able to address submitted proposals in a constructive manner, proposals must be received by the Nominating Committee as soon as possible and not later than 31 December 2019.

For further information, please contact: 

Axfood’s press department, tel. +46-702-89 89 83

Axfood aspires to be the leader in good and sustainable food. Our family of companies includes the store chains Willys and Hemköp as well as Tempo and Handlar’n. B2B sales are handled through Axfood Snabbgross, and our support company Dagab is responsible for the Group’s product development, purchasing and logistics. The Axfood family also includes Mat.se, Middagsfrid and Urban Deli as well as the partly owned companies Apohem and Eurocash. Together the Group has more than 10,000 employees and sales of nearly SEK 50 bn. Axfood has been listed on Nasdaq Stockholm since 1997, and the principal owner is Axel Johnson AB. Read more at www.axfood.se. 

About Us

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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