Eva Pettersson new Divisional Director at Axfood Närlivs

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| Source: Axfood AB
Eva Pettersson has been named as new Divisional Director at Axfood Närlivs. Eva
joined Axfood in 2004 and has a breadth of experience in wholesaling in the food
retail industry. In recent years she has served as head of business development
at Dagab with responsibility for implementation of Axfood’s new business system
for supply chain, among other things.
The divisional director’s duties will be to continue developing the three
business areas Axfood Närlivs Retailing, Axfood Snabbgross, and Nationwide
customers and business-to-business e-commerce. Axfood Närlivs experienced strong
development during the past year. Among other achievements, key agreements were
extended with OKQ8, Statoil and Preem, and Axfood Snabbgross grew its market
share in the restaurants and foodservice market.

Eva Pettersson will assume her position on 5 May and will be a member of
Axfood’s Executive Committee.

For further information, please contact:

Anders Strålman, President and CEO, Axfood, +46-70-293 16 93
Anne Rhenman-Eklund, Head of Corporate Communications, Axfood, +46-70-280 64 59
Axfood AB bedriver handel med dagligvaror inom detalj- och partihandeln i
Sverige. Detaljhandeln drivs genom de egenägda kedjorna Willys och Hemköp.
Antalet butiker uppgår till 252. Därutöver samverkar Axfood med ett stort antal
handlarägda butiker knutna till Axfood genom avtal, bland annat inom
Hemköpskedjan och Willys men också under varumärken som Handlar’n och Tempo.
Totalt samverkar Axfood med cirka 820 handlarägda butiker. Partihandeln drivs
genom Dagab och Axfood Närlivs. Axfood är noterat på Nasdaq OMX Stockholm ABs
Large Cap-lista. Huvudägare är Axel Johnson AB med 50,1 procent av aktierna.