NEWS Axel Mörner Assumes Chairmanship of Axel Johnson Inc.

Axel Mörner Assumes Chairmanship of Axel Johnson Inc.

August 23, 2019 Erika Cafarella

At the company’s Annual General Meeting this year, Axel Mörner assumed the role of Chairman of the Board of Axel Johnson Inc., succeeding Alexandra Mörner who has served as AJI Chairman since 2016. Axel is the fifth generation of family leadership of the company and has been serving on AJI’s board since 2016.

“As the owner of a family business it is a very special pride and joy to have a new generation at the helm of Axel Johnson.  A special, warm thanks to my daughter Alexandra ( Mörner) who has so wisely led and guided the company over the past three years. And I welcome my son Axel (Mörner) who will now take on the leadership position as chairman of the Board of Axel Johnson Inc.  We continue to strongly believe in the uniquely powerful character of the family company, in building our businesses in the United States for the  future, always with our values as a guiding star and our teams as champions.” – Antonia Ax:son Johnson, Owner

The Johnson family has operated in the U.S. since 1920, owning and investing in a diverse collection of industry-leading companies that span the industrial, service, business-to-business and consumer industries.

“As a family we’ve always had a deep and passionate commitment to the United States and our businesses here.  So, it’s with great joy, anticipation, and humility that I take on the position of Chairman of the Board of Axel Johnson Inc.  I sincerely look forward to working with our team and all our employees in the exciting years to come.  Our commitment to private ownership and the long-term perspective is unwavering.  Our belief in leadership built on strong values and our business as a force for change in society continue to be just as strong.  We pride ourselves on being nimble and eager for change, even as we now are approaching our 100th year of incorporation in this country.” – Axel Mörner, Chairman of the Board of Directors

About Axel Mörner:

Axel has been active in the Axel Johnson Group since the early 2000’s. He has occupied several operating roles within the group companies and served as a director on a number of its boards. Mr Mörner is currently a member of the advisory board of AltoCumulus Asset Management and the investment committee of D-Ax. Additionally, he is also chairman and owner of the Björksund estate and We aRe SpinDye AB.

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