Swedish food retailer Axfood AB today (23 October) named Göran Ennerfelt chairman of the company's board.

He replaces Mats Jansson, who declined the chairmanship but will continue to serve as a director on Axfood's board.

Ennerfelt has previously served as chairman of Axfood's board from 2000 to 2005. He is currently president and CEO of Axel Johnson AB.