Bert Nordberg appointed new Chairman of the Board of Axis

Press release
3 May 2021 - Lund, Sweden
At Axis' Annual General Meeting on April 28, Bert Nordberg was appointed new Chairman of the Board of Axis AB. He replaces Biörn Riese, who is leaving the board.

Bert Nordberg is also Chairman of the Board of Vestas Windsystems A/S and Sigma Connectivity AB, as well as a board member of Essity AB, Saab Group AB and Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA. Previously, he has also held several other board assignments, including Axis.

“I look forward to returning to the board and leading our work going forward. Axis has had a fantastic journey and continues to develop its offerings to fit a growing and exciting market. As an independent company in the Canon Group, Axis has very good potential to continue to grow and develop,” says Bert Nordberg.

Bert Nordberg, who was born in 1956, has previously been CEO of Sony Mobile and held various positions in Ericsson. He is a trained marine engineer and has also studied business and management at INSEAD in France.

The changes in the board mean that Axis board now consists of Bert Nordberg (chairman), Martin Gren, Marianne Brismar, Håkan Kirstein, Toshizo Tanaka and employee representatives.

For further information, please contact: Björn Hallerborn , PR & Corporate Communications Manager, Axis Communications
Phone: +46 46 272 18 00

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Axis enables a smarter and safer world by creating network solutions that provide insights for improving security and new ways of doing business. As the industry leader in network video, Axis offers products and services for video surveillance and analytics, access control, intercom and audio systems. Axis has more than 3,8​00 dedicated employees in over 50 countries and collaborates with partners worldwide to deliver customer solutions. Axis was founded in 1984 and has its headquarters in Lund, Sweden. For more information about Axis, please visit our website