Byggmax Group appoints Karl G Lindström as interim CFO

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Byggmax Group has appointed Karl G Lindström as interim CFO as of August 1, 2019. 

As previously announced, Byggmax CFO Pernilla Walfridsson is leaving her position for new challenges. Against this background, Byggmax Group has appointed Karl G Lindström as interim CFO. Karl has extensive experience as CFO, including for publicly listed Swedish companies. His latest assignments include CFO for Recipharm, during parts of 2018, and CFO for Mekonomen, during parts of 2017. 

Karl will join Byggmax during June and assumes the position as interim CFO as of August 1. The process of recruiting a new CFO is ongoing.  

This is information that Byggmax Group 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 below, at 8.55 CET on May 29, 2019.

For further questions, please contact 

Mattias Ankarberg, CEO Byggmax Group
Mobile: +46 76119 09 85

About Byggmax Group

Byggmax Group consists of Byggmax, Skånska Byggvaror, and Buildor. For 2017, the Group’s net sales was SEK 5.3 billion. Byggmax Group is listed on Nasdaq since 2010.

Byggmax was founded in 1993 and currently operates 106 stores in Sweden, 41 in Norway and 11 in Finland and e-commerce in all three countries. Byggmax online offer consists of both the complete store assortment as well as an extensive range of online-exclusive products. Since the very beginning, Byggmax business concept has been discount DIY retailing, being the best price DIY retailer for consumers in need of high-quality construction materials. Byggmax stores are located close to the customers homes and are equipped with a drive-in system enabling easy shopping, including the loading of products directly onto the customers vehicles. During the past years, Byggmax Group has acquired Skånska Byggvaror Group and Buildor AB. Skånska Byggvaror is a distance and e-commerce retailer of building projects and materials, with strong offers in e.g., conservatories and green houses. Skånska Byggvaror operates in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, online and with a number of showroom stores. Buildor is a fast growing e-commerce retailer of home improvement products. 



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