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

Bert Nordberg

Born in 1956

Member of the Board since: 2015

Chairman of the Board of: Innovativa Solutions Sweden AB, Sigma Connectivity AB, Vestas Wind Systems A/S
Member of the Board of: Aktiebolaget Electrolux, LU Holding AB, Rothschild Nordic AB, SAAB Aktiebolag, SCA Hygiene AB, SkiStar Aktiebolag, Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA

Education: a degree in Electrical Engineering from Malmö’s Tekniska Läroverk, Sweden
Working experience: Chairman, President and CEO, Sony Mobile Communications AB (previous Sony Ericsson), the Ericsson Group, Data General Corporation, Digital Equipment Corporation
Principal employment: 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: Aktiebolag Grenspecialisten
Member of the Board of: Askero Sagoboks Förlag AB, Eikos Aktiebolag, Grenspecialisten Förvaltning AB, H. Lundén Holding Aktiebolag, Tobii Technology 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: 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.

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Employee representatives

Malte Lennerstedt

Born in 1970

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

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)

Shares in Axis: 0

Mats Friberg

Born in 1967

Member of the Board since: 2015
Employee representative for Unionen

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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