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The Nominating Committee’s recommendations for changes in the Board of Directors of Axfood

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Ahead of the Annual General Meeting on 23 March 2022, the Nominating Committee of Axfood proposes the re-election of directors Mia Brunell Livfors, Fabian Bengtsson, Caroline Berg, Christian Luiga, Christer Åberg and Peter Ruzicka, and that Sara Öhrvall be elected as a new director.

The board member Stina Andersson has declined re-election.

Sara Öhrvall (b. 1971) holds an MSc in International Business from Umeå University and currently works as the Chief Operating Officer at Axel Johnson. She has several years of experience in leading positions with a focus on innovation, product and technology development, including as Chief Transformation Officer in the Group Management of SEB, Head of R&D in the Group Management of Bonnier AB and Product Development Manager at Volvo Cars.

Mia Brunell Livfors is proposed for re-election as Chairman of the Board.

Axfood’s Nominating Committee ahead of the 2022 Annual General Meeting consists of Marie Ehrling (committee chair, Axel Johnson AB), Sussi Kvart (Handelsbanken Funds), Jan Särlvik (Nordea Funds) and Elisabet Jamal Bergström (SEB Funds). Mia Brunell Livfors, Chairman of the Board of Axfood, is a co-opted member of the Nominating Committee.

The Nominating Committee’s complete recommendations will be presented in the notice of the Annual General Meeting. The recommendations, reasoned statement and biographical information on the proposed directors will at the same time be available at Axfood’s website, axfood.com.

The Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, 23 March 2022.


For further information please contact:
Alexander Bergendorf, Head of Investor Relations, Axfood, tel +46 730 49 18 44


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 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, Eurocash and City Gross. Together the Group has more than 12,000 employees and sales of more than SEK 54 bn. Axfood has been listed on Nasdaq Stockholm since 1997, and the principal owner is Axel Johnson AB. Read more at axfood.com.