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Company Overview of Axel Johnson AB

Company Overview

Axel Johnson AB builds and develops businesses within trade and services in the European market, primarily in the Nordic countries. The company trades in various products and solutions, such as steel wire rope and wind turbine servicing, pumps, bearings, imaging solutions, and components for heavy vehicles. It also supplies industrial fluid handling equipment; photographic, graphic, and medical equipment; bearings and transmission products; and lifting and lashing products to businesses, such as shipping companies, aircraft manufacturers, and industries. In addition, the company develops and sells components, systems, and customized solutions; and operates food chain stores under the names o...

Villagatan 6

Box 26008

Stockholm,  100 41


Founded in 1873

22,000 Employees


46 8 701 61 00

Key Executives for Axel Johnson AB

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Age: 51
Owner and Director
Age: 73
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 57
Chief Executive Officer of Saba Trading AB and President - Saba Trading AB
Chief Executive Officer of Novax
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Axel Johnson AB Key Developments

Axel Johnson AB Announces Executive Changes

The Board of Directors of Axel Johnson AB has appointed Mia Brunell Livfors as the company's new President and CEO. She will take up her position on June 1, 2015. In 2006 - 2014 Mia Brunell Livfors was President and CEO of Investment AB Kinnevik prior to which she was Finance Director at Modern Times Group MTG. Mia has been an advisor to Axel Johnson since 2014 and was appointed as a member of the Board in 2015. Fredrik Persson, CEO of Axel Johnson, is leaving his position and other assignments within the group on May 31, 2015, but will stay on as Chairman of Axfood until the annual general meeting at the beginning of 2016.

Axel Johnson Announces Board Changes

Axel Johnson announced that the company held its annual meeting on March 25, 2015 at which Caroline Berg took over the position of chairman of the Group, succeeding Antonia Ax:son Johnson. She is the fifth generation in the family business to serve as chairman of the Group.

Axel Johnson AB Announces Earnings Result for the Year Ended December 31, 2014

Axel Johnson AB announced earnings result for the year ended December 31, 2014. The company reported net sales were SEK 66,528 million compared with SEK 64,573 million a year ago. EBITDA was SEK 4,203 million compared with SEK 3,605 million a year ago. EBITA was SEK 2,830 million compared with SEK 2,290 million a year ago. Profit after net financial items was SEK 2,425 million compared with SEK 1,860 million a year ago. Cash flow after capital expenditures SEK 2,061 million compared with SEK 1,540 million a year ago.

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