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The Swedish Chamber of Commece is looking for new interns
Just nu söker Handelskammaren i Nederländerna två nya praktikanter inför HT17. De öppna positionerna är som Event Management & Young Professionals Trainee och Communications Management Trainee. Praktikplatserna lämpar sig för drivna och motiverade studenter eller personer som nyligen avslutat sina studier. Välkommen med din ansökan till senast den 10 juli!    
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Jesper Brodin – new President & CEO of IKEA Group

Jesper Brodin will become the new President and CEO of IKEA Group (INGKA Holding B.V. and its controlled entities) in September.

Leiden, NL – Jesper Brodin will become the new President and CEO of IKEA Group (INGKA Holding B.V. and its controlled entities) in September. Jesper is currently the Managing Director of IKEA of Sweden, responsible for the development of the product range and supply chain. He will succeed Peter Agnefjäll who was introduced to the role in 2012. “I am pleased to welcome Jesper to his new role. I am convinced that his extensive experience, and passion for life at home and retailing, will enable him to successfully continue the remarkable work conducted by Peter Agnefjäll. While I am sad to see Peter leave after many years of service, I respect his decision. Under Peter’s leadership, IKEA Group has expanded into new and crucial markets, accelerated our retail transformation in order to meet the changing needs of customers, and taken our sustainability commitments further. I look forward to working with Jesper as we take our next steps in becoming the world’s leading multichannel home furnishing retailer for the many people,” said Lars-Johan Jarnheimer, Chairman of INGKA Holding B.V. “After 22 extraordinary years at IKEA, and 5 years after I was brought into this role, I believe it is a natural time for me to take a change of path. These years have meant a lot to me, both personally and professionally, and it’s been a big part of my life. I will now take some time off with my family, before I embark on my next journey. I look forward to continuing to follow the success of this fantastic company with its many talented co-workers. I will continue to be one of the greatest fans of IKEA and stay close to the many friends I’ve made during the years,” said Peter Agnefjäll. Jesper Brodin, currently based in Älmhult, Sweden, will take up his new position in Leiden, The Netherlands, as of September 1, 2017. “Peter and I have had the opportunity to work side by side over many years and I am the first in the long line of colleagues who would like to thank him for his great contribution and leadership which has helped grow IKEA in many ways during the last period. I believe we have many exciting years ahead and I am excited to be part of the rapid transformation of retail. I am very honoured and excited about my new assignment,” said Jesper Brodin. During the last year, 783 million people have visited 348 IKEA stores in IKEA Group markets, and 2.1 billion visits to IKEA.com. IKEA Group also has 45 shopping centers with 425 million visitors. The company is strengthening its integration of physical and digital commerce to enable customers to shop in ways that better suits their specific needs. In the coming year, it will also open stores new markets, including India. In order to reach its goal to produce more renewable energy than it consumes, IKEA Group has committed to own and operate 327 wind turbines around the world and have invested in 730,000 solar panels on our buildings worldwide. It also employs over 140,000 people across its retail and shopping center operations.
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Jon James, new appointed CEO of Tele2 Netherlands

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce welcomes Jon James, new appointed CEO of Tele2 Netherlands to our Business Network. We are looking forward to meeting him at our upcoming events. At the same time we would like to thank Malin Holmberg for the pleasant co-operation and wish her lots of success.

   
03/03/2017 | 02:38am EDT
Stockholm - Tele2 AB, (Tele2), (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm: TEL2 A and TEL2 B) today announces that Jonathan (Jon) James is appointed new CEO of Tele2 Netherlands and member of Tele2 AB's Leadership Team. Jon succeeds Malin Holmberg who will leave the company.
Jon James was most recently COO at Swedish cable operator Com Hem, where he led the consumer business through a successful transformation. He has over 20 years of experience within the media and telecom industry. Before joining Com Hem, Jon worked for the British operator Virgin Media where he led the company's broadband and television businesses, as well as holding the position of Group Strategy Director. Following Tele2 Netherlands launch of the world's first 4G only network in November 2015, we have reached nationwide 4G population coverage and more than 1 million mobile customers. Our strategy is now fully focused on creating significant value from commercial innovation and operational excellence. Jon brings extensive experience to enable this next phase of development in the Netherlands, with an outstanding track-record of operational value creation. Allison Kirkby, President and CEO, Tele2 AB, comments: 'I am excited to welcome Jon to the Tele2 family. He brings with him a wealth of experience in the telecoms world and has delivered great results in his previous roles. I am confident that his leadership will enable Tele2 Netherlands to execute the next phase of our strategy. I would also like to express my great appreciation to Malin for leading Tele2 Netherlands during this important phase of mobile roll-out and operational restructuring. Malin has been a key contributor to Tele2 over the last years, driving market share growth in Croatia and also adding value to Group and Market Area Central. I wish her every success in the future.' Jon James, incoming CEO of Tele2 Netherlands, comments: 'I am delighted to be joining the Tele2 family. The team have created an excellent platform in the Netherlands, in particular the advanced mobile network and unique brand - I am looking forward to helping accelerate the business' growth.' Malin Holmberg, outgoing CEO of Tele2 Netherlands, comments: 'I truly enjoyed my time at Tele2 and I am proud of my contribution to the company's success. I would like to thank Allison and the Board for all their confidence in me during these past 8 years and my colleagues across the footprint for their support.' Jon assumes the position as CEO of Tele2 Netherlands with effect from March 6th and Malin will stay with the company until June 30th, enabling a successful transition.
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Swedish Chamber Midsumer Cup 2017

The Winner of the Swedish Chamber Midsummer Cup 2017: Ed Anning, Iggesund Paperboard, 38p

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Svenska Golfklubben i Nederländerna are looking back on a fantastic golf day with lovely weather and lots of sun at Golfbaan De Hoge Dijk on June 10 for Svenska Golfklubbens Midsommarpokal and the Swedish Chamber Midsummer Cup. Anneke Ohlin och Coliln Williams made the Longest Drive's ladies and men and were the lucky winners of the great prizes from Volvo Cars Netherlands - a weekend drive with a Volvo of their own choise!  Daniel Björk won the Tweary, Neary's by Krister Mattsson och Humbert Chow. We counted 5 birdies during the day 2 av Daniel and 1 each by Lennart Larsson,Marcel Damen och Robbert-Jan Molenkamp At the Prize ceremony on the sunny terrace drinks and snacks were served kindly sponsored by Ericsson. We cordially thanks our sponsors for the Swedish Chamber Midsummer Cup 2017: Volvo, Ericsson, Handelsbanken och Scania For event photos welcome to visit past events.
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