Räftegård is currently employed at IKEA as deputy HR manager.
Räftegård is currently employed at IKEA as deputy HR manager.

Höganäs AB has appointeed Ann-Sofie Räftegård as vice president, human resources at the company.

In her role she will also be part of the Höganäs AB Management Group.

Räftegård is currently employed at IKEA as deputy HR manager, IKEA of Sweden and lately HR and competence manager for IKEA’s commercial function and matrix.

She has also held several leading positions within international corporations, such as HR manager at Mercedes-Benz Swedish/Danish organization. She started off her career at Perstorp AB.

‘I am very glad that Ann-Sofie has decided to join us,’ said Melker Jernberg, president and CEO at Höganäs AB. ‘Business development is accomplished by developing people, and I am convinced that Ann-Sofie with her background, expertise and personality will be a great asset to Höganäs.’

Räftegård will assume her position at Höganäs no later than February 1, 2016.

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