Axfood to reorganise operations and management
Wednesday, 30 October 2013
Food retail and wholesale business group, Axfood announces that it is
reorganising and will combine all its warehouse and transport
operations into a single unit.
In order of achieve additional efficiency gains, the Purchasing
Division will also be coordinated here. The President of the new
organization will be Nicholas Pettersson who will assume his position
at the start of 2014.
In his new role Nicholas will have overall responsibility for leading
and developing Axfood’s operational and strategic logistics
processes.The Purchasing Director, Hans Holmstedt, will continue to
report to CEO Anders Strålman.
Nicholas Pettersson has been Director of Axfood Närlivs since 2009. A recruitment process for his successor will be initiated.
Axfood AB conducts food retail and wholesale business in Sweden. Retail
business is conducted through the wholly owned store chains Willys,
Hemköp and PrisXtra, comprising 254 stores in all. In addition, Axfood
collaborates with a number of proprietor-run stores that are tied to
Axfood through agreements. These include stores within the Hemköp and
Willys chains as well as stores run under the Handlar’n and Tempo
Axfood is listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm AB's Large Cap list. Axel Johnson
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