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24 Apr 2018

Prisninja winner of Axlab

When the results of this year’s edition of Axlab was recently presented, the winning idea was named Prisninja, presented by Valentin Romanov from Axfood. Axlab is a 48-hour innovation platform for all 20,000 employees within the Axel Johnson Group. Axlab…

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12 Apr 2018

Anna Ryott and Tomas Franzén appointed new members of Axel Johnson’s Board

Anna Ryott, Vice President of Norrsken Foundation, and Tomas Franzén, CEO of Bonnier, has today been appointed new members of the Axel Johnson Board. Anna Ryott has long experience from working with sustainability and social issues as well as investments….

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11 Apr 2018

Freddy Sobin new CEO of KICKS

Freddy Sobin, today CEO of Consortio Fashion Group, has been appointed new CEO of KICKS. He will take office by September 2018. Freddy Sobin has been CEO of Consortio Fashion Group AB since 2011, including Bubbleroom and Cellbes. Freddy has…

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19 Mar 2018

Axel Johnson’s Year-End Report for 2017

Strong year for Axel Johnson 2017 was another good year for Axel Johnson. ProfitAX for the year amounted to SEK 3,020 million (2,848), an increase of 6 percent. The Group’s total sales amounted to SEK 77,174 million (72,327), an increase…

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7 Mar 2018

Percentage of women in Axel Johnson’s boards: 52 percent

Tomorrow is International Women’s Day. A survey of the boards in our group companies shows that Axel Johnson’s company has a total of 52 percent women in the boards. Axel Johnson works actively for increased diversity, since we know it…

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18 Dec 2017

Axel Johnson becomes partner in Matsmart

D-Ax, Axel Johnson’s arm for investment in startup companies, becomes partner in Matsmart. Matsmart ( is an e-commerce business selling food and other groceries that in many cases would otherwise have been thrown out. The reasons vary, but it often…

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15 Dec 2017

Axel Johnson becomes the main owner of Skincity

Axel Johnson has today acquired 70 percent of the shares in Skincity. With the acquisition, Axel Johnson widens its offering within beauty and strengthens its position within e-commerce. Skincity, which sells skin care products online, was founded in 2011 and…

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9 Oct 2017

Camilla Wideroth new CFO at Axel Johnson

Camilla Wideroth is appointed new CFO of Axel Johnson. Camilla has worked for the Group for eight years, first within Axel Johnson International and the last three and a half years at Axel Johnson AB as Head of Group Financial…

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14 Mar 2017

Best year yet for Axel Johnson

2016 was the best year yet for Axel Johnson, with profits after net financial items of SEK 3.698 billion (2.165). Even after being adjusted for the sale of our share in the Mekonomen Group and other items affecting comparability, 2016…

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