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Axfood Appoints Anders Lexmon As New CFO

Published on Jul 17 2017 11:52 AM in Retail tagged: Sweden / Axfood / New Appointment

Axfood Appoints Anders Lexmon As New CFO

Swedish retailer Axfood has appointed Anders Lexmon as its new CFO. Lexmon will assume the position on 1 August and will also become a member of Axfood’s executive committee.

Anders Lexmon has a background in agronomics and has been employed by Axfood AB since 2002. Prior to his appointment as CFO, he worked as head of group finance and group accounting at Axfood.

Great Asset

“It’s both an honour and deeply gratifying to be entrusted with the duty of helping lead Axfood on its continued journey of profitable growth by working with good and sustainable food - an area that engages many consumers daily,” said Lexmon.

Klas Balkow, president and CEO of Axfood AB, said, “In addition to solid experience in finance and accounting, Anders' leadership qualities and extensive experience within the group are a great asset for us in the continued work on strengthening Axfood’s position in the market”.

The retail group also reported this week that sales for the second quarter of its financial year rose by 9.4%, totalling SEK 11.925 billion.

© 2017 European Supermarket Magazine – your source for the latest retail news. Article by Larissa Zimmer. Click subscribe to sign up to ESM: The European Supermarket Magazine.

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