At today’s Annual General Meeting of Nordstjernan, the following Board members were re-elected: Viveca Ax:son Johnson (Chairman), Johan Blomquist, Peter Leimdörfer, Tomas Nicolin and Christoph Vitzthum. Axel Mörner was elected new Board member and Vice Chairman. Caroline Berg has declined re-election after serving as Board member and Vice Chairman for seven years.

Axel Mörner has a background as Investment Director of Axel Johnson Inc. (US) and has held a number of management roles at Axfood, but also has many years of experience from Board work in both entrepreneurial and investment companies. Today, Axel Mörner is Chairman of Axel Johnson Inc. and a Board member of AxSol, Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce New York, the investment council for Altocumulus Asset Management, the Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundation for Public Benefit and so forth.


“We are very pleased that Axel, with his experience and international perspective, has decided to join the Board and contribute to Nordstjernan’s new investment strategy. He belongs to the fifth generation of our family to now become involved in the company, which ensures a high level of continuity that we and other owners appreciate,” says Viveca Ax:son Johnson, Chairman of the Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundation for Public Benefit and Caroline Berg, Chairman of the Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundation.


“It is both a great honor and a pleasure to be elected to Nordstjernan’s Board. I am very much looking forward to working together with Viveca and the rest of the Board and thereby contributing to Nordstjernan in the future,” says Axel Mörner.


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Nordstjernan is predominantly owned by the Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundations. Since its establishment in 1890, Nordstjernan has owned and developed hundreds of companies in a range of industries. Today, Nordstjernan has investments in more than 20 companies in five focused sectors. Together, these companies have sales of SEK 130 billion and employ more than 50,000 people. Read more on

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