New management structure for Mekonomen Group

Mekonomen Group is changing its management structure to better reflect the company's business. The management is complemented with responsibility for Sales, Purchasing & Supply, Communications & Marketing, Legal & Sustainability and Venture. The change applies from 1 January 2018.

Today, the management consists of President and CEO Pehr Oscarson, CFO and IT Director Åsa Källenius, Managing Director of Sørensen og Balchen Morten Birkeland and HR Director Katarina Zetterqvist. As of 1 January 2018 the management will be completed with additional eight functions; managing director of MECA Sweden, managing director of MECA Norway, managing director of Mekonomen Sweden, managing director of Mekonomen Norway, as well as responsible for Purchasing & Supply, Communication & Marketing, Legal & Sustainability and the Group's Venture companies.

"Our focus on profitable growth remains. We adapt our management structure to better optimize our business, gain market shares and create value for our customers and shareholders. We will boost development in the industry by taking advantage of our size benefits, our efficiency and competence", says Pehr Oscarson, president and CEO Mekonomen Group

The management structure from 1 January 2018;

Pehr Oscarson, president and CEO
Åsa Källenius, CFO and IT director
Morten Birkeland, managing director of Sørensen og Balchen
Katarina Zetterqvist, HR director
Carl-Johan Åström, managing director of MECA Sweden
Torhild Barlaup, managing director of MECA Norway
Stig Tornell, managing director of Mekonomen Sweden
Frank Bekken, managing director of Mekonomen Norway
Tobias Narvinger, Purchasing & Supply
Gabriella Granholm, Communication & Marketing
Robert Hård,
Legal & Sustainability
Magnus Rylander, head of the business area Ventures

For further information, please contact:

Pehr Oscarson, president and CEO Mekonomen Group
Telephone: +46 (0)8-464 00 00
pehr.oscarson@mekonomengroup.com

About Us

Mekonomen group is the leading spare-part chains in the Nordic region and consists of three subgroups; Meca Scandinavia, Mekonomen Nordic and Sørensen og Balchen. We offer a broad and an easily accessible range of value-for-money and innovative solutions and products for consumers and companies. Within Mekonomen Group operates the leading. Mekonomen Group has approximately 400 stores and over 2,300 workshops.