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

Ahead of the Annual General Meeting on 21 March 2019, the Nominating Committee of Axfood Aktiebolag (publ) proposes the re-election of directors Mia Brunell Livfors, Stina Andersson, Fabian Bengtsson, Caroline Berg, Jesper Lien, Lars Olofsson and Christer Åberg. Board member Antonia Ax:son Johnson has declined re-election. Mia Brunell Livfors is proposed for re-election as Chairman of the Board.

Axfood’s Nominating Committee ahead of the 2019 Annual General Meeting consists of Caroline Berg (committee chair, Axel Johnson Aktiebolag), Liza Jonson (Swedbank Robur Fonder), Rune Selmar (ODIN Fonder) and Johan Strandberg (SEB Fonder). In addition, Mia Brunell Livfors, Chairman of the Board of Axfood, is a co-opted member of the Nominating Committee.

The Nominating Committee’s members represent shareholder who together hold approximately 56% of all shares and votes in the Company.

The Nominating Committee´s complete proposal – including recommendations for a chairman to preside over the Annual General Meeting, Directors’ and auditors’ fees, reasoned statement and guidelines for appointment of the Nominating Committee – is available at Biographical information on the proposed directors is also available on the website.

The Annual General Meeting will be held at 5 p.m. CET on Thursday, 21 March 2019, at Konserthuset (Stora Salen), Hötorget (main entrance), in Stockholm.  

For further information, contact:
Cecilia Ketels, Head of Investor Relations Axfood AB, +46 72 23 606 43
This press release was submitted for publication at 10:00 a.m. (CET) on February 4, 2019.

This document is an English translation of the Swedish original. In the event of any discrepancies, the Swedish version shall govern.

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, Handlar’n and Direkten. 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, 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

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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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