Clas Ohlson appoints Peter Jelkeby Vice President Sales and Communications

Peter Jelkeby has been appointed the new Vice President of Clas Ohlson. Jelkeby has been the Director of Operations at Clas Ohlson since May 2008. At the same time, the Operations department is being renamed Sales and Communications with Peter Jelkeby in charge of the function. The changes apply from 1 October 2009. “I am pleased that we have now appointed Peter Jelkeby as new Vice President of Clas Ohlson. Peter has extensive experience of international retail operations and will play a key role in our continued growth in Europe,” says Klas Balkow, President and CEO. For further information, please contact: Klas Balkow, President and CEO, Tel: +46 (0)247-444 00 John Womack, Director of Information and IR, Mobile +46 (0)70-678 24 99

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Clas Ohlson was founded in 1918 as a mail order business in Insjön, Sweden. Today we are a retail company with customers in five markets, approximately 5,000 co-workers and annual sales of approximately 8 billion SEK. Our share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. A lot has happened since the start in 1918, but one thing has remained the same over the years; that we want to help and inspire people to improve their everyday lives by offering smart, simple, practical solutions at attractive prices. Visit to read about our passion for simplifying life in all kinds of homes.


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