MQ’s new CEO Christina Ståhl takes office

In June, the MQ Board of Directors appointed Christina Ståhl as the company’s new CEO with the anticipated date for taking office being during the autumn. Christina Ståhl took up her new position in the past few days and is now leading the operations from MQ’s head office in Gothenburg.

“We are delighted that Christina is already installed and ready to lead MQ’s operations. Her energetic leadership, excellent experience of the retail sector and track record of achieving earnings improvements will greatly benefit MQ,” says Erik Olsson, Chairman of the Board.

Christina Ståhl, 42, has a Master of Economics degree from the University of Lund. She was CEO of Mio AB between September 2007 and July 2013. Prior to that, she was active in the ICA Group, in such positions as CEO of Etos AB and Corporate Head of ICA’s Health & Beauty initiatives.

“It really feels great already being able to take office and ready to lead MQ to the next level. Yesterday, I had the honour to open our new MQ store in Västervik and next week we have the new opening of our store in Täby Centrum. In view of MQ’s ambition of strengthening its position as the leading brand chain in the Nordic region customer, I couldn’t have got off to a better start, ” says Christina Ståhl, CEO of MQ.

For further information, please contact:
Christina Ståhl, President and CEO, telephone: +46 707 64 12 61
Erik Olsson, Chairman of the MQ Board, telephone: +46 31 388 8015

MQ is one of Sweden’s leading retailers of fashion brands. Through a select mix of proprietary and external brands, MQ offers men’s and women’s clothes with a high fashion content in attractive stores. The store chain currently comprises 122 stores and the aim is to establish MQ as the leading retailer of fashion brands in the Nordic region. The MQ share has been listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm since 18 June 2010. For more information, please visit our website at se www.mq.se.

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MQ Holding AB owns and operates fashion stores under two business areas: MQ and JOY. MQ is Sweden’s largest retailer of fashion brands today. Through a select mix of proprietary and external brands, MQ offers high-fashion menswear and womenswear in attractive stores. JOY targets fashion-conscious women at midlife who desire excellent quality, fit and comfort. The two business areas comprise of stores as well as online shopping. The MQ Holding share has been listed on Nasdaq Stockholm since 18 June 2010. For more information, see www.mq.se

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