STOCKHOLM May 24 Furniture retailer IKEA Group
said on Wednesday it had appointed company veteran Jesper Brodin
as new chief executive, replacing Peter Agnefjall.
Brodin, currently head of IKEA of Sweden, responsible for
the development of the product range and supply chain, will take
on the job of leading the IKEA Group, which owns most IKEA
stores world-wide, on Sept. 1.
He will be based in Leiden, the Netherlands, it said in a
Agnefjall, who took on the job in 2013, said in the
statement he would take some time off with his family before
embarking on his next venture.
(Reporting by Anna Ringstrom, editing by Niklas Pollard)