“It is good that we have managed to recruit Thomas to the position of acting CEO of Polarn O. Pyret. This solution gives us more time in the process of recruiting a permanent CEO of Polarn O. Pyret,” says Magnus Håkansson, President and CEO of RNB RETAIL AND BRANDS.
Thomas Hedström is 57 and holds a Master of Law from University of Lund and has also studied at New York University. Most recently Thomas served as CEO of Gudrun Sjödén during the period 2011-2014. Prior to this, he has held several management positions in the music industry. He will be a member of the Group Management of RNB RETAIL AND BRANDS.
“Polarn O. Pyret is a unique company with a market-leading position in its line of business. I look forward to contributing with full force to the development of the business, together with the employees of Polarn O. Pyret,” says Thomas Hedström.