Susanne Ehnbåge appointed CEO of Lindex
STOCKMANN plc, Changes board/management/auditors 10.1.2018 at 7:00 EET
Susanne Ehnbåge, M.Sc.(Econ.), born 1979, has been appointed CEO of Lindex. She will start in this position at the latest in August 2018. Susanne Ehnbåge will report to Lauri Veijalainen, Lindex Chairman of the Board and Stockmann’s CEO, and she will also be a member of the Stockmann Management Team.
Susanne Ehnbåge currently works as the CEO of the NetOnNet Group, a Scandinavian home electronics retailer. She has been working at the NetOnNet Group since 2003, where she has held a number of executive positions, most recently as the CEO of the Group since 2016.
“I am confident that we have found a skilful leader with very strong retail, e-commerce and turnaround competence, which we need in order to respond to the rapid changes in the fashion market. Susanne Ehnbåge is very energetic and result driven. She has experience in an industry which has changed fast and is being continuously challenged by new e-commerce players and digitalization,” says Lauri Veijalainen, CEO of Stockmann.
“I'm excited to start at Lindex, one of Europe’s leading fashion chains. I look forward to working with the Lindex team and strengthening this great world-class brand even further in the continuously evolving retail market,” says Susanne Ehnbåge.
Elisabeth Peregi, currently the interim CEO of Lindex, will continue acting as the interim CEO until Susanne Ehnbåge starts in her position at the latest in August 2018.
“I would like to thank Elisabeth for the great effort she has made by taking leadership of Lindex in a challenging situation and initiating a quick and efficient start for the profitability improvement programme. Elisabeth has been a key player in the Lindex team for years, and I am happy that she is committed to further continue at Lindex,” says Lauri Veijalainen.
Lauri Veijalainen, Stockmann’s CEO and Chairman of the Lindex Board, tel. +358 9 121 5062