Axis’ Ray Mauritsson named ‘CEO of the Year’ 2013

Lund, 2013-Nov-01
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Ray Mauritsson, Axis Communications, has been named ‘CEO of the Year’ 2013 in the large company category. Ray Mauritsson receives the award for his leadership in successfully strengthening Axis' position as market leader while maintaining its already strong corporate culture during a period of high growth and heavy recruitment.

“I am honored to be named ‘CEO of the Year’ and proud to have created the basis for Axis’ success together with the company’s innovative and dedicated employees,” says Ray Mauritsson, President and CEO, Axis Communications. “It is also gratifying that we are recognized for our sustainability efforts, as we continue to take long-term responsibility when it comes to business ethics and corporate social responsibility while we also work actively to minimize our environmental impact.”

The prize is awarded by a renowned jury that, together with the organization Motivation.se, chose three winners from among 146 nominees in the small, medium-sized and large company categories.

The jury's motivation: “The ‘CEO of the Year’ in the large company category, with pioneering products and new technologies has successfully strengthened the company's position as market leader in its field over a ten-year period through a growth rate of between 11 and 39 percent per year. By working with the company's core values in combination with equality and diversity work, the ‘CEO of the Year’ has managed to maintain the already strong corporate culture despite recruitment of many new employees.”

The ‘CEO of the Year’ award is chosen by a jury consisting of Ulf Spendrup, Spendrups; Kattis Ahlström, BRIS; Johan Lilja, Läkarmissionen; Cathrin Sahlgren, Selecta; Cecilia Giertta, Sveriges Bryggerier; Mikael Smedeby, Advokatfirman Lindahl; Peter Bodin, Grant Thornton; Sigrun Hjelmquist, Facesso AB; Per Winblad, Motivation.se and Bosse Brixeman, Executive People. For more information about the CEO of the Year award, please visit åretsvd.se.


For further information, please contact:
Margareta Lantz, Corporate Communications & PR Manager, Axis Communications
Phone: +46 708 90 18 92, E-mail: margareta.lantz@axis.com

About Axis Communications
As the market leader in network video, Axis is leading the way to a smarter, safer, more secure world - driving the shift from analog to digital video surveillance. Offering network video solutions for professional installations, Axis' products and solutions are based on an innovative, open technology platform. Axis has more than 1,500 dedicated employees in 40 locations around the world and cooperates with partners covering 179 countries. Founded in 1984, Axis is a Sweden-based IT company listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm under the ticker AXIS. For more information about Axis, please visit our website www.axis.com about Axis, please visit www.axis.com.