ICA Gruppen: appointed new Chief HR Officer

Stockholm / SE. (ica) Sweden’s ICA Gruppen AB appointed Karin Andrén as the new Chief HR Officer (CHRO). She joins the Group from H+M where she has held various leading HR positions since 2011. Previously, Andrén worked with HR-related matters at Electrolux and Länsförsäkringsgruppen, among others. Karin Andrén will be a member of ICA Gruppen’s Management Team and will take up her position on 01 April 2024 at the latest.

«Karin not only has long and in-depth experience from various HR roles in complex organisations, but she has also successfully led major change programmes within retail. She is focused on the business and used to working close to customers. I am very pleased that Karin has chosen to join us,» says Nina Jönsson, CEO of ICA Gruppen.

«ICA Gruppen has built up an impressive ecosystem of its various businesses. For me, who is engaged with HR, it is stimulating to work at a company like ICA which puts the employee and the customer in focus and conducts successful sustainability work. I am attracted by the long-term approach that exists in the company and I am really looking forward to contributing my experience and knowledge to ICA’s continuing onward journey,» says Karin Andrén, incoming Chief HR Officer, ICA Gruppen.

Karin Andrén succeeds Petra Albuschus, who has already left her position.