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12 Mar 2019

Axel Johnson’s Year End Report for 2018

Another good year for Axel Johnson 2018 was a good year for Axel Johnson. The Group’s total sales amounted to SEK 82,354 million (77,174), an increase of 7 percent. ProfitAX for the year amounted to SEK 3,021 million (3,020) on…

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8 Mar 2019

Does sustainability have to be boring?

The Good Show is a web show with the ambition to provide a new perspective on sustainability. With the help of artists, researchers, influencers, comedians, companies and organizations, The Good Show gives people an understanding and the tools to change…

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15 Feb 2019

Liv Forhaug new CEO of Martin & Servera

Liv Forhaug has been appointed new CEO of Martin & Servera. She most recently served as CSO (Chief Strategy Officer) at the ICA Group, where she has been part of Group Management since 2013. – When the Martin & Servera…

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7 Feb 2019

David Salsbäck new Director of Communications and Sustainability at Axel Johnson

David Salsbäck has been appointed new Director of Communications and Sustainability at Axel Johnson. His most recent position was as Director of Communications at Bonnier. David Salsbäck has held several roles within Bonnier, where he has been the Director of…

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29 Jan 2019

Joakim Skarborg new CEO of Novax

Joakim Skarborg has been appointed new CEO of Novax. He took office on January 15, 2019. Joakim Skarborg has been with Axel Johnson for the past eight years, first as Investment manager at Novax and for the past two and…

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19 Dec 2018


Axelerate Leadership Program is Axel Johnson’s leadership program for people with a foreign background. Within the framework of the program, Axel Johnson initiated a collaboration with Jobbsprånget / IVA to accelerate the introduction to the Swedish labour market for academics…

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7 Dec 2018

Axel Johnson International acquires within driveline systems and non-destructive testing (NDT).

Axel Johnson International’s business groups Industrial Solutions and Lifting Solutions is extending their service offering through the acquisitions of Marindus Group Limited (MGL) and AMC S.R.L. Axel Johnson International’s business group Industrial Solutions recently announced the acquisition of the British…

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3 Dec 2018

Axel Johnson International enters industrial automation via acquisition of OCS

Axel Johnson International has entered the market for overhead conveying solutions and industrial automation by acquiring a majority stake in OCS AB, a global provider of overhead conveyor systems based in Borås, Sweden. OCS, founded in 1993, provides high quality…

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13 Nov 2018

Jonas Samuelson named to Axel Johnson’s Board of Directors

Jonas Samuelson, President and CEO of Electrolux, has today been named to Axel Johnson’s Board of Directors. Jonas has been with Electrolux since 2008 and is President and CEO since 2016. He has extensive experience of multinational industrial companies, including…

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8 Nov 2018

Axel Johnson creates Axbeautyhouse

To strengthen the position within a growing beauty market, Axel Johnson is now creating a whole new unit, Axbeautyhouse, which will be responsible for beauty purchases for the group companies Åhléns and KICKS. Axel Johnson already owns several companies within…

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