Nobia appoints new executive vice president for Continental Europe
Published 2 October 2007
Per Skårner (52) has been appointed new executive vice president operations for Nobia's Continental Europe region, effective 1 January 2008. Per Skårner joins Nobia from NFI Group, Switzerland, where he is senior vice president of strategy and business development. NFI is a leading European wood flooring company. His background includes roles as both CFO and COO at NFI Group, Kährs Group, ABU Garcia, Grindex and ITT Industries. Per Skårner is currently, and will continue to be based in Switzerland.
The present EVP operations, Peter Petersson, will resign from the position for Continental Europe at his own request and will assume other strategic assignments within Nobia.
"I am pleased to welcome Per Skårner to the company. With his extensive experience from different industries and thorough understanding of our local markets, I am confident that he will further the development of the Continental European region, which is an important area for Nobia," says President and CEO Fredrik Cappelen.
2 October 2007
For further information contact:
- Fredrik Cappelen, President and CEO
- Ingrid Yllmark, Director, IR and Communications
Telephone Nobia: +46 8 440 16 00 or +46 (0)708 65 59 00
As the leading kitchen company in Europe, Nobia is championing the consolidation of the European kitchen industry. Nobia creates profitable growth by enhancing efficiency and making acquisitions. The Nobia Group works with 20 strong brands in many European countries. Sales are mainly generated through specialised kitchen studios, both wholly owned and franchised. The Group has about 8,000 employees and net sales of approximately SEK 16 billion. Nobia is listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange
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