STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:
ICA Gruppen AB (STO:ICA):
Marie Halling has been appointed as CEO of ICA Bank. She will take up her position on 1 September 2014 at the latest and will be a member of ICA Gruppen’s Executive Management. Marie will replace Jörgen Wennberg upon his retirement.
“Marie has exactly the qualities and experience we were looking for. She has worked in an organisation with a strong local roots and she has in-depth experience of retail banking services aimed at private individuals,” says Per Strömberg, CEO ICA Gruppen.
Marie Halling is 50 and joins ICA Bank from Swedbank where she has worked since 1990, most recently as Head of East Region and a member of Swedbank’s Group Executive Committee.
“I am really happy to have this opportunity to lead ICA Bank with Sweden’s most satisfied bank customers. In particular, it was ICA’s major customer focus and strong brand that attracted me to this job. I see great opportunities based on this starting point to continue to develop ICA Bank’s business activities,” says Marie Halling.
ICA Gruppen discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Securities Market Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication at time 08:00 CET on Monday 24 February, 2014.
ICA Gruppen AB (publ) is one of the Nordic region’s leading retail companies, with around 2,400 of its own and retailer-owned stores in Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The Group includes the retail companies ICA Sweden, ICA Norway and Rimi Baltic, ICA Real Estate, which owns and manages properties and ICA Bank, which offers financial services to Swedish customers. The Group also includes the wholly owned portfolio companies Forma Publishing Group and inkClub and partly owned portfolio companies Cervera, Hemtex and Kjell & Company. For more information see www.icagruppen.se
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