Stockmann and Lindex Board professional new Chairman of Lyko

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Board pro Per Sjödell, formerly H & M manager and Chairman of the Board of Lindex and a Board director of Stockmann, enters as Chairman in beauty chain and online store Lyko.

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”In Per Sjödell we have found a highly experienced retailer, marketer and leader with the skills that will undoubtedly be decisive for Lyko’s continued growth. I am very honored and pleased that Per takes the role as chairman and look forward to, together with him and the rest of the team, intensify our ongoing development work,” says Håkan Håkansson, CEO of Lyko.

He succeeds founder Richard Lyko.

Lykos has made some acquisitions last year, including Bellbox and went from being a pure online player  to retail chain and often announces future investments.
“I am incredibly pleased and proud of the opportunity to work with this skilled team. Chairing Lyko combine my passion for retail, e-commerce and lifestyle, “says Per Sjödell.Per_Sjodell_vsk2014

“After my first meeting with Lyko founder Rickard and CEO Håkan at the airport, I was immediately impressed by the boys’ energy and what they built. After an hour of discussions on strategy, corporate culture and sales, it felt natural that we would work together and take Lyko to the next level,”says Per Sjödell.

He believes that Lyko has a “very strong” concept with great potential for further expansion.