Mats Jansson has served as Chairman of the Ahold Delhaize Supervisory Board since 2016 and is a member of the Governance and Nomination Committee. Prior to the merger between Ahold and Delhaize he served as Chairman of the Delhaize Board of Directors from 2012.

Mats is the former CEO of the Scandinavian airline company SAS (from 2006 to 2010), president and CEO of Axel Johnson AB (from 2005 to 2006), CEO of Axfood (from 2000 to 2005), CEO of Karl Fazor Oy (from 1999 to 2000) and CEO of Catena/Bilia (from 1994 to 1999).

Mats began his career with ICA, holding positions of increasing responsibility over a period of more than 20 years and serving as president of ICA Detaljhandel and deputy CEO and chairman of the group from 1990 to 1994.

Currently, Mats is a member of the board of directors and the remuneration committee of TeliaSonera and a member of the JPMorgan European Advisory Council.


Born: 17 December 1951

Nationality: Swedish