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Board

The Board’s duty is to work with continuity and long-term to ensure that Axfood grows and develops in a sustainable manner and in accordance with set objectives. To be a long-term attractive investment for our owners, we also need to be a positive force for change in society in general and for our customers and employees in particular.

Holdings of shares as of 30 June 2022. For continuously updated information regarding insider transactions, visit the website of the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Finansinspektionen).

Mia Brunell Livfors

Chairman of the Board

Born: 1965

Other posts: Chairman Axel Johnson International, Dustin Group and Åhléns. Director AxSol, Efva Attling Stockholm, Kicks Kosmetikkedjan, Martin & Servera and Stena.

Education: Economics studies, Stockholm University.

Current position: President and CEO of Axel Johnson.

Experience: Former President and CEO of Kinnevik, many years of experience from board work with listed Swedish companies.

Chairman of the Board and director since: 2016

Committee membership: Compensation Committee

Independent in relation to the Company and executive management. Non-independent in relation to major shareholders of the Company.

Number of Axfood shares: 0

Fabian Bengtsson

Director

Born: 1972

Other posts: Chairman SIBA Invest and Företagarnas Riksstyrelse. Director Netonnet Group, Komplett Group AS, Tipser, Irootfor and Strawbees.

Education: B.Sc. Business and Economics, Lund University.

Current position: CEO of SIBA Fastigheter.

Experience: Long record of experience in the retail trade and digital trade, including as CEO of the SIBA Group, Chairman of NetOnNet, and as a director/Chairman of CE-Konsumentelektronikbranschen.

Director since: 2016

Independent in relation to the Company and executive management, and to major shareholders of the Company.

Number of Axfood shares: 7 285

Caroline Berg

Director

Born: 1968

Other posts: Chairman Axel Johnson, Martin & Servera ,the Erik and Göran Ennerfelt Foundation for International Studies for Young Swedes, The Global Village foundation and The Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundation. Vice Chairman Nordstjernan. Director Axfast and the Future Work Forum.

Education: BA Media and Psychology, Middlebury College, USA.

Experience: Active in the family-owned Axel Johnson Group since 2005, most recently as Vice President, Human Resources and Communication at Axel Johnson and member of the management team.

Director since: 2014

Committee membership: Compensation Committee

Independent in relation to the Company and executive management. Non-independent in relation to major shareholders of the Company.

Number of Axfood shares: 13 226

Christian Luiga

Director

Born: 1968

Education: Economics studies, Stockholm University.

Current position: CFO and deputy CEO of Saab AB.

Experience: Executive Vice President and CFO at Telia Company, Head of Corporate Control at Telia Company, CFO of Teleca and CFO of Framfab.

Director since: 2020

Committee membership: Audit Committee

Independent in relation to the Company and executive management, and to major shareholders of the Company.

Number of Axfood shares: 3 100

Peter Ruzicka

Director

Born: 1964

Other posts: Chairman of the Board of Pandora AS. Director of Royal Unibrew AS, AKA AS and Aspelin Ramm Gruppen AS.

Education: Bachelor in Business Administration and MBA, BI Norwegian Business School.

Experience: CEO and Vice President of Orkla, CEO of the Norwegian investment company Canica AS and Vice President of ICA AB et al.

Director since: 2021

Independent both in relation to the Company and the Executive Committee, and to major shareholders of the Company.

Number of Axfood shares: 0

Christer Åberg

Director

Born: 1966

Other posts: Director Zoo.se. Chairman Kappa BioScience AS and Loviseberg AB.

Education: Bachelor's degree Marketing, IHM Business School Stockholm

Current position: Managing Director Zoo.se.

Experience: President and CEO of Food Folks AS/McDonald’s Nordic; President and CEO Hilding Anders International; CEO Orkla Confectionery & Snacks; CEO Arla Foods; CEO Atria Scandinavia; various positions at Unilever.

Director since: 2017

Committee membership: Audit Committee

Independent in relation to the Company and executive management, and to major shareholders of the Company.

Number of Axfood shares: 6 716

Sara Öhrvall

Director

Born: 1971

Other posts: Chairman of Kicks Kosmetikkedjan and Humla. Director Novax, Skincity, Åhléns, Bonnier Books, SNS and International Advisory Board at Stockholm Resilience Center.

Education: MSc International Business, Umeå University.

Current position: COO of Axel Johnson

Experience: Chief Transformation Officer at SEB, SVP R&D at Bonnier AB, co-founder and CEO at Differ and Mindmill Networks, Product Development Director at Volvo Cars.

Director since: 2022

Committee membership: Audit Committee

Independent in relation to the Company and the Executive Committee, but non-independent in relation to major shareholders of the Company.

Number of Axfood shares: 162

Anders Helsing

Employee representative

Born: 1966

Other posts: Employee representative on the board of directors of Axel Johnson and Axfood IT.

Experience: Axfood employee since 1998.

Non-independent in relation to the Company and executive management.

Number of Axfood shares: 59

Michael Sjörén

Employee representative

Born: 1960

Other posts: Employee representative on the Board of Directors of Snabbgross and Dagab Inköp & Logistik.

Experience: Axfood Group employee since 1995.

Non-independent in relation to the Company and executive management.

Number of Axfood shares: 0

Lars Östberg

Employee representative

Born: 1968

Other posts: Employee representative for Willys.

Experience: Willys employee since 2002.

Non-independent in relation to the Company and executive management.

Number of Axfood shares: 0