Thomas Gäreskog appointed as new President of Hemköp

Thomas Gäreskog appointed as new President of Hemköp

Thomas Gäreskog has been appointed as the new President of Hemköp. Thomas Gäreskog
has depth and breadth of experience from the food retail sector. He has been a Hemköp
employee for two years, serving most recently as director of sales.
Thomas Gäreskog has been working in the food retail sector since 1983. He has solid knowledge
of the business and has served, among other things, as a store manager for various stores in
Uppsala. He has also held several key positions with ICA.
“In a short time we have seen clear examples of Thomas’s breadth of competence, in which he has
drawn from his extensive experience of the industry and good leadership qualities,” comments
Anders Strålman, President and CEO of Axfood.
“It feels very inspiring to take on the role of President of Hemköp”, says Thomas Gäreskog. “I
will maintain the strategy that has led to the positive development during the previous years.”
Anders Strålman has been serving as acting President of Hemköp since August of this year
alongside his duties as President and CEO of Axfood AB. Thomas Gäreskog will assume his
position as President of Hemköp immediately and will be a member of Axfood’s Executive
Committee.
For further information, please contact:
Anders Strålman, President and CEO, Axfood AB, +46-702-93 16 93
Anne Rhenman Eklund, Head of Corporate Communications, Axfood AB, +46-702-80 64 59
Karin Hygrell-Jonsson, Chief Financial Officer, Axfood AB, +46-70-662 69 70

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