Swedish retailer Axfood has appointed Alexander Bergendorf as its new head of investor relations, effective January 2020.
Most recently, he served as the investor relations manager of Swedish Match, a company specialising in moist smokeless tobacco products.
'Competent and Driven'
Axfood's head of corporate communications, Sara Kraft Westrell, welcomed Bergendorf to the company and said, "With Alexander, we are gaining a competent and driven individual who can help further strengthen the Group’s position vis-à-vis our interests in general and the financial market in particular."
Bergendorf has extensive experience in business analysis and investor relations.
He will succeed Elisabet Johansson, the interim head of investor relations.
'Strengthen Investor Relations'
Commenting on his new role, Bergendorf, said, "The company has a clear vision to be a leader in good and sustainable food with a broad portfolio of successful and distinctive food concepts.
"I am looking forward to this opportunity to further strengthen Axfood’s investor relations work and to continue keeping the capital market well-informed about the company’s business and future development."
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