Eva Hamilton – new member to the Board of Directors of Lindex

From December, Lindex expanded its Board of Directors with another member, Eva Hamilton. The new Board of Lindex has now a solid experience in retail, fashion and international expansion.

Eva Hamilton has extensive experience in the media industry, and has served as executive director of the Swedish Television. She has previously worked as a newspaper journalist, news reporter and worked as a foreign correspondent in Brussels. Eva Hamilton also has other directorships.

“I am very pleased to welcome Eva Hamilton to Lindex Board, that is now complete. Eva’s experience in business development and digitalization, and her great social commitment will be valuable assets for Lindex continued development as an international fashion retailer”, says Per Sjödell, Chairman of Lindex.

Lindex stands for the values that I like. I am particularly impressed by efforts to secure production, both for the people who sews but also for the environment. Also the focus on online sales has come a long way. It will be fun to learn more about a whole new business, although it is very much in the governance of the company that I recognize, says Eva Hamilton’s regarding her engagement in Lindex.

Lindex owner Stockmann decided at an extraordinary shareholders’ meeting in October to choose a new operational Board of Directors for AB Lindex. The decision is in line with Lindex target to expand successfully on international markets.

Per Thelin is Stockmann’s CEO as of November 10 2014. He replaces Stockmann’s CFO Pekka Vähähyyppä in the Board and also serves as the Vice Chairman.

The Lindex Board of Directors as of December 1 2014:

  • Per Sjödell (Chairman), Board member, Stockmann, and CEO, Fiskars Sweden
  • Per Thelin (Vice Chairman), CEO, Stockmann
  • Eva Hamilton, professional Board member and CEO, SVT until 30 November 2014
  • Rossana Mariano, CEO and founder, PR agency RMPR
  • Tracy Stone, Global Sales Director, GANT
  • Kjell Sundström, Board member and Chief Strategy Officer, Stockmann
  • Caroline Kull Magnusson and Ann-Britt Neckvall, employee representatives

For more information, please contact:
Kaisa Lyckdal
Press Relations Manager, Lindex
Phone: +46 (0)31 739 50 60
E-mail: kaisa.lyckdal@lindex.com




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