New Vice President Supply Chain for Nobia

Bo Johansson (40) has been appointed as the new Vice President Supply Chain (production, purchasing and logistics) for the Nobia Group. He will also be a member of Nobia's Group management. His most recent position was as European sales director at Flextronics where he was involved in proposing cost-cutting production solutions to a number of companies. His work at Flextronics also gave him experience of working with production units in Asia. Bo Johansson will start working at Nobia on 1 February 2005 and will be based at Nobia's head office in Stockholm.
From 1 March Kevin Ohle, who currently holds the position as Vice President Supply Chain, will become Vice President Projects. He will be responsible for developing Nobia's sourcing from the Far East and other low cost countries as well as a number of projects within the Nobia Group.
Nobia AB
28 January 2005
For further information please contact:
Fredrik Cappelen, President and CEO, tel. +46 (0)8 440 16 00

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Nobia develops and sells kitchen solutions through a number of strong brands in Europe, including Magnet in the UK; HTH, Norema, Sigdal, Invita and Marbodal in Scandinavia; Petra and A la Carte in Finland; as well as ewe, Intuo and FM in Austria and Bribus in the Netherlands. Nobia generates profitability by combining economies of scale with attractive kitchen offerings. The Group has approximately 6,100 employees and had net sales of about SEK 13 billion. The share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm under the ticker NOBI. Website:


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