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Nefab Group AB has at the General Meeting on April 20th, 2023, decided upon changes to the board of directors.

Nefab Group AB has at the General Meeting on April 20th, 2023, decided upon changes to the board of directors. 

Petra Axdorff, CEO BAMA Gruppen AS, is elected board member, replacing Lars-Åke Rydh who has declined re-election after more than 38 years within the company. Petra has a long and extensive business background with leading positions in INTER IKEA and IKEA Spain, ICA AB and Axfood AB to mention a few. 

Petra Axdorff says:  
"I feel grateful and honoured to be offered the opportunity to join the Nefab AB board. Based on my experiences from international industries as well as retail business, I will support Nefab, who is committed to areas close to my heart, such as saving resources in supply chains, and is thus on a tremendous growth journey."  

Lars-Åke Rydh says: 
"During my 38 years at Nefab, 14 of which I served as CEO, I had the opportunity to be part of an amazing growth journey. Over the years, Nefab has strengthened its market position and competitiveness, while achieving strong growth with improved profitability."  

Per Öhagen, President and CEO of Nefab Group says: 
"As President and CEO of Nefab, it is a privilege to have an experienced and diverse board as advisors. I am grateful for Lars-Åke’s long-standing contribution to Nefab’s success and look forward to working with Petra as a new board member."

Magdalena Gerger, Chairman of the board says:
"I want to thank Lars-Åke for his great contribution to Nefab and welcome Petra as a new board member. I feel certain that Nefab's successful growth journey will continue, and Petra’s experience in international business and retail industry will be of great value for the board and Nefab."  

Following the aforementioned changes, the board of Nefab Group AB consists of Magdalena Gerger as chairman of the board, and board members Jochum Pihl, Andreas Pihl, Kristian Sildeby, Magnus Fernström, Carl-Johan Hagman, Petra Axdorff, and union representatives. 

Contact information: 
Oscar Gestblom 
Executive Vice President, People and Brand, Nefab Group AB 
Email: oscar.gestblom@nefab.com 

Nefab saves environmental and financial resources by optimizing supply chains. We do this by innovating together with our customers to create smarter packaging and logistics solutions while always respecting people and high ethical standards. This contributes to a better tomorrow for our customers, for society and for the environment. 

With more than 70 years of experience combined with competence and presence in more than 35 countries, we offer global solutions and local service worldwide to companies in industries such as Telecom, Datacom, Energy, Automotive, Healthcare, Aerospace, and Lithium-ion batteries. Nefab Group has over 4300 employees spread across 35 countries, with a yearly turnover of 9.5 BSEK. The owners are the Nordgren/Pihl family and FAM AB. 

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