Karin Skold becomes new President of IKEA Retail in Poland
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On 1 September 2020 Karin Skold will take over as President of IKEA Retail Polska and become the Director of Sustainable Development. For the last two years, Carolina Garcia Gomez has been President of IKEA Retail Poland.
IKEA Retail Polska with new President
1 September 2020 Karin Skold will take over as president of IKEA Retail Polska and become Director for Sustainability. Carolina Garcia Gomez, who has been President of IKEA Retail Polska for the last two years, will become Director for Digitalisation within the global structure of the company.
Previously Karin Skold was a Regional Director and was responsible for nine IKEA stores in Poland located outside Warsaw. She has also worked as a Regional Director in China and held various other positions at IKEA.
According to Karin Skold, quoted in the press release, the long-term strategy of IKEA will continue. IKEA intends to develop multi-channel sales in Poland and will open a store in Szczecin in 2021.
The Ingka Group (formerly the IKEA Group) has 11 IKEA stores in Poland and 20 Order Collection Points managed by IKEA Retail. The Group also has five shopping centers managed by Ingka Centres Poland and the Distribution Center in Jarosty near Piotrkow Trybunalski, which supplies 27 IKEA stores in Central and Eastern Europe.
30 million people visited IKEA stores in Poland in financial year 2019, and the ikea.pl website recorded 118 million visits.