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Board of directors

Axis Board of Directors consists of five elected members, with no deputies, and three employee representatives, with two deputies.

Elected by the annual general meeting

Marianne Brismar

Born in 1961

Member of the Board since: 2018

Chairman of the Board of: Fam. Knut & Ragnvi Jacobssons Stiftelse

Member of the Board of: Semcon AB, Concentric AB, Creades AB, Axel Johnson International AB, JOAB AB and Almi Företagspartner Väst AB

Education: a bachelor's degree in business administration and economics from Gothenburg University and a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, BSc Pharm, from Uppsala University

Working experience: Roussel Nordiska AB, Atlet Group, Special Advisor to the Vice President at Nissan Motor

Principal employment: Senior Partner Intercept AB, various directorships

Shares in Axis: 0

Martin Gren

Co-founder of Axis - born 1962

Member of the Board since: 1984

Chairman of the Board of: AB Grenspecialisten, Grenspecialisten Förvaltning AB

Member of the Board of: Askero Sagoboks Förlag AB, Eikos Aktiebolag , H. Lundén Holding Aktiebolag, Proact IT Group AB

Education: Lund University, Honorary doctor HC Lund University

Working experience: Founder and employee of Axis

Principal employment: Employed by Axis Communications AB

Shares in Axis: 0

Biörn Riese

Born in 1953

Member of the Board since: 2015

Chairman of the board since: 2015

Member of the Board of: Jurie Advokat AB, American Chamber of Commerce, Swedish Anti-corruption Institute (IMM), Mercuri Urval Foundation, My Special Day (Min Stora Dag) Foundation

Education: Master of Laws (LL.M) and a Graduate degree in Economics/Business Administration from Stockholm University, Sweden

Working experience: Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå AB, Carl Swartling Advokatbyrå, District Court Service

Principal employment: Senior Adviser & Lawyer Jurie Advokat AB

Shares in Axis: 0

Håkan Kirstein

Born in 1969

Member of the Board since: 2015

Chairman of the Board of: Companies in the Eltel group

Member of the Board of: Cherrystone AB, Companies in the Eltel group

Education: M.Sc. in Economics, Stockholm University, Sweden

Working experience: Niscayah Group AB, StatoilHydro Sverige AB, Svenska Statoil AB, Statoil Detaljist AB, Imtech Nordic AB 

Principal employment: President and CEO for the Eltel Group

Shares in Axis: 0

Toshizo Tanaka

Born in 1940

Member of the Board since: 2015

Education: a degree in Economics from Keio University, Japan

Working experience: Various leading positions within the Canon Group

Principal employment: Representative Director & Executive Vice President, Canon Inc. and Chief Financial Officer, Canon Inc. in addition to which various leading positions within the Canon Group, including Vice Chairman of the Board of Supervisory Directors of Océ N.V.

Shares in Axis: 0

Employee representatives

Malte Lennerstedt

Born in 1970

Member of the Board since: 2017
Employee representative for the Swedish Confederation of Professional Associations (SACO) (ordinary)

Shares in Axis: 0

Farzin Akbar Zadeh

Born in 1961

Member of the Board since: 2017
Employee representative for the Swedish Confederation of Professional Associations (SACO) (alternate member)

Shares in Axis: 0

Eva Svensson

Born in 1964

Member of the Board since: 2017
Employee representative for Industry Metall (IF Metall) (ordinary)

Shares in Axis: 0

Mats Friberg

Born in 1967

Member of the Board since: 2015
Employee representative for Unionen (ordinary)

Shares in Axis: 0

Marie Nässlind

Born in 1984

Member of the Board since: 2015
Employee representative for Unionen (alternate member)

Shares in Axis: 0

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