Lindex, one of Europe’s leading fashion chains headquartered in Sweden, has announced that Elisabeth Peregi, currently the country manager of Lindex Sweden, has been appointed interim CEO of Lindex with immediate effect. Ingvar Larsson, CEO of Lindex, has decided to resign from his post. Lindex has more than 470 stores in 16 markets with affordable fashion.
Elisabeth Peregi said, “I look forward to this assignment and I am happy for the confidence to lead Lindex continued development. We have great and exciting initiatives in front of us that will take the company into the future.”
Elisabeth Peregi has held several management positions at Lindex. She worked as the Lindex CFO from 2010 to 2013 and, before that, as head of franchise business and country manager for Norway.
Elisabeth will report to Stockmann’s CEO, Lauri Veijalainen, who will start as the chairman of the Lindex Board of Directors. The previous chairman, Per Sjödell, continues as a member of the Stockmann Board.
Lauri Veijalainen, CEO of Stockmann said, “I would like to thank Ingvar for his great work in leading the company and strengthening Lindex position as one of Europe’s leading fashion company. I am confident that Lindex will continue to be in good hands with Elisabeth who has long experience of several sales positions at Lindex, a strong financial background and the drive to lead the company forward.” (GK)
Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India