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29 Jun 2022

Owner group led by Ayad Al-Saffar acquires Åhléns from Axel Johnson

After 34 years as owner, Axel Johnson is now selling Åhléns to an ownership constellation led by Ayad Al-Saffar, with the ambition to further strengthen, develop and expand Åhléns in the future. Through the change of ownership, investments made by…

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25 May 2022

Björn Annwall to join Axel Johnson’s Board

Björn Annwall has been appointed to the board of Axel Johnson AB. He is serving as the CFO of Volvo Cars since 2021 and has previously held several leading positions within Volvo Car Group, including head of EMEA and Senior…

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4 May 2022

Axel Johnson Supports the Ukrainian Media Fund

The Ukrainian people are fighting for their country’s future as a sovereign democratic state. The work of Ukrainian journalists to shine light on the reality of the Russian invasion is critical here and now. But supporting independent media is also…

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26 Apr 2022

Axel Johnson’s fintech startup Humla tailors financial services for retail and initiates collaboration with SEBx

Axel Johnson’s fintech startup Humla develops financial services for the future of retail. Humla is now entering into a strategic partnership with Swedish bank SEB’s innovation studio SEBx to develop services based on the bank’s new platform for Banking as…

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18 Mar 2022

AXEL JOHNSON’S YEAR-END REPORT FOR 2021 – Record results, rapid renewal and decisive acquisitions 

2021 was the strongest year in Axel Johnson’s history. The industrial group Axel Johnson International and Axfood recorded record results, and major investments were made in the form of both acquisitions and physical infrastructure, particularly in highly automated warehouses. Axel…

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22 Feb 2022

Job opening: Project Manager at Axel Johnson

Background As a project manager at Axel Johnson, you will be part of a project organization focusing on running strategically important digital development and sustainability projects within the group. Our goal is to continuously innovate and develop, to disrupt ourself…

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17 Feb 2022

AXLABx 2022 winners

This week, the very first edition of AXLABx was carried out. AXLABx is a niche variant of Axel Johnson’s innovation competition Axlab. Six finalists presented their ideas to our very own Dragon’s Den. The winning idea for climate & circularity…

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31 Jan 2022

Apply to Axplore 2022!

In 2021, we launched our very first group common trainee program – Axplore. We’re now accepting applications to the second edition of Axplore. A unique opportunity where you, as a trainee, get to explore several companies within our group, act…

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21 Oct 2021

The Axel Johnson Group enters agreement on building Sweden’s largest solar parks

Sweden’s solar energy park capacity more than doubles, as Axel Johnson creates Sweden’s largest solar parks. Axel Johnson’s group companies have signed agreements with the solar energy company Alight, which means that a total of three solar parks with a…

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24 Jun 2021

AxSol invests in Epishine’s revolutionary solar cells for indoor use

Epishine’s organic solar cells for indoor use meet the need for a wireless renewable energy source for the rapidly growing IoT-market AxSol, the solar energy group of Axel Johnson, has over the past two years made four investments in Nordic…

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