Clas Ohlson recruits new CFO
Clas Ohlson recruits Pär Christiansen for the role of CFO. Pär is currently the CFO at Gant, and has held several leading positions with Transcom, MTR and SAS.
“Besides his genuine competence within finance, Pär has substantial experience from strategic change management work. Pär is commercial in his approach after many years in the consumer industry, and will be a vital part of the management of the company. We are very pleased to be able to wish Pär welcome to Clas Ohlson,” says Lotta Lyrå, President and CEO at Clas Ohlson.
“I am very happy to take on the role as CFO, and look forward to becoming a part of Clas Ohlson. The way I see it, Clas Ohlson has a unique history, strong corporate culture and a market position which enable future possibilities. Changes in the retail environment, such as the technical development and customer preferences, will make the role even more interesting and stimulating,” says Pär Christiansen.
Pär Christiansen assumes his position as CFO as of 1 July 2018.
For more information about Clas Ohlson’s management team please visit http://about.clasohlson.com
For more information, please contact:
Sara Kraft Westrell, Director of Information and Investor Relations, phone +46 247 649 13
This is information that Clas Ohlson AB (publ) is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 8:00 am CET on 10 April 2018.
Clas Ohlson was founded in 1918 as a mail order business based in Insjön, Sweden. This year, we are celebrating 100 years as a business with customers in five markets, more than 4,800 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. Read more about our history on clasohlson100.com/en or visit about.clasohlson.com for current events and information.