Jon Abrahamsson Ring steps into his new role on 1 september, according to a news release. He started his career at Ikea in 1998, after his bsc in business and economics from Umeå university, sweden. During the four years of his time in the group, he worked as Ikea's founder Ingvar Kamprads personal assistant.
”I am extremely pleased that Jon has accepted his role as the managing director of Inter Ikea group. Jon brings with him a form of leadership well-grounded in Our values, and a broad Reaction to experience, a commitment to the long-term direction, " says Anders Dahlvig, president of Inter Ikea, in a statement.
Dave Research, who has been working in furniture for over 30 years, has chosen to quit the company.