Bert Nordberg, Axis.

Bert Nordberg has been appointed the new chair for the board of electronic security and automation manufacturer, Axis Communications.

Nordberg is also Chairman of the Board of Vestas Windsystems A/S and Sigma Connectivity AB, as well as a board member of Essity AB, Saab Group AB and Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA. Previously, he has also held several other board assignments, including at Axis.

“I look forward to returning to the board and leading our work going forward,” Nordberg said. “Axis has had a fantastic journey and continues to develop its offerings to fit a growing and exciting market. As an independent company in the Canon Group, Axis has very good potential to continue to grow and develop.

Nordberg has previously been CEO of Sony Mobile and held various positions in Ericsson. He is a trained marine engineer and has also studied business and management at INSEAD in France.

The changes in the board mean that Axis board now consists of Bert Nordberg (chairman), Martin Gren, Marianne Brismar, Håkan Kirstein, Toshizo Tanaka and employee representatives.