CEO Daniel Juhlin to leave Plantasjen

Daniel Juhlin is stepping down from his role as CEO of Ratos’s subsidiary Plantasjen. Board member Christer Åberg will take over as acting CEO of the company effective immediately.

Daniel Juhlin is leaving his role as CEO of Plantasjen and Plantasjen’s Board member Christer Åberg is taking over as acting CEO until a permanent replacement assumes the role. After the end of this interim assignment, Christer will return to his work as an ordinary Board member of Plantasjen.

“We would like to thank Daniel for his hard work and positive contribution to the company during a challenging period. Board member Christer Åberg will now assume the position of acting CEO. Christer has, with a documented history of strong leadership in the consumer and retail industry, a very suitable profile to strengthen the Plantasjen’s board and as acting CEO take on this assignment. His previous operative experiences include many years of management positions at Unilever and Orkla, as well as CEO of Hilding Anders and Arla Foods AB. Christer most recently served as CEO of McDonald’s Nordic,” says Anders Slettengren, Vice President of Ratos and responsible for Plantasjen.

Ratos became an owner in Plantasjen, the Nordic region’s leading chain for sales of plants and gardening accessories, in 2016. The company has around 140 stores in Norway, Sweden and Finland and a primary focus on consumers. Plantasjen has approximately 1,300 employees and sales of SEK 4 billion for the rolling 12-month period ending 30 September 2018.

For further information, please contact:
Anders Slettengren, Vice President Ratos, +46 72 589 89 00
Helene Gustafsson, Head of IR and Press, Ratos, +46 70 868 40 50

About Ratos: 
Ratos owns and develops unlisted medium-sized companies in the Nordic countries. Our goal as an active owner is to contribute to long-term and sustainable operational development in the companies we invest in and to make value-generating transactions. Ratos’s portfolio consists of 12 medium-sized Nordic companies and the largest segments in terms of sales are Construction, Industrials and Consumer goods/Commerce. Ratos is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm and has approximately 12,300 employees

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Ratos is an investment company that develops unlisted medium-sized companies based in the Nordic region. As an active owner, the goal is to contribute to long-term, sustainable development of the companies. Ratos is listed and invests capital from its own balance sheet and thus has a flexible ownership horizon. Ratos's 12 companies are divided into three business areas; Construction & Services, Consumer & Technology and Industry. In total, the companies employ approximately 12,300 employees.

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