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 based in Insjön, Sweden. Today, the company offers products and services for the everyday practical problems, in five countries via its over 200 stores and online. Clas Ohlson offers a wide range of affordable products in five product areas: Hardware, Electrical, Home, Multimedia and Leisure. The company is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, has sales of approximately 8 billion SEK and more than 4,800 employees. Visit Clas Ohlson at


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