This fall, Håkan Åkerström will take over as CEO of Bergendahls Food. Håkan Åkerström, who has been CEO of Martin & Servera for the past five years, will assume his new position on September 1st, 2019. The current CEO Peter Lund has chosen to leave the operational work after 20 years in Bergendahl’s management.
Håkan Åkerström (51) is appointed new CEO of Bergendahls Food. He has a degree in Industrial Engineering and Management at Linköping University and extensive experience from leading positions in trade, including CEO of Martin & Servera, CEO of Dagab, operational manager at Plantagen, and logistics manager at Lindex.
-I feel honored and grateful to be trusted with the most exiting position in the Swedish grocery industry, says Håkan Åkerström. Over the years, I have followed Bergendahl’s and City Gross success with curiosity and admiration. It is truly impressive how Bergendahls has been managed. The company has a strong position and a distinctive profile in a tough industry. I know that there is a great amount of expertise and tradition in the company and I hope to contribute with new perspectives that can ensure continued success for Bergendahls Food.
-We are very happy to have managed to recruit someone like Håkan Åkerström, says Lars Ljungälv, CEO of Bergendahls. Peter Lund has been very important to the Group’s success and we are convinced that Håkan’s experiences will suit Bergendahl Food’s continued development.