at Glimakra of Sweden
November 2018 - at Present
Purchasing Manager for a furniture company with production in Sweden. Responsible for negotiations and supplier management. Key task to identify and secure savings.
August 2017 - October 2018
Managing strategic purchasing for major suppliers of OneMed. Negotiating contracts and prices with both external suppliers and Asian suppliers of our private label products. Focusing on cost saving projects and supplier development. Tender work with cross functional and global teams. Responsible for cost of goods of approx. 500 MSEK/year
Commercial Manager, Sales & Purchasing
May 2016 - July 2017
Commercially responsible for half of the sales categories at Bygghemma.se, a market leading webshop in Sweden in the DIY-area. Also Purchasing manager with responsibility for the team of product managers working within my category’s bathroom and kitchen. Business management i.e. responsibility for budget (KPI; sales/margin), strategic purchasing, contract negotiations, product/price strategy, product offerings and media plans. Responsible for Cogs of approx. 500 MSEK/year.
at • Kids &Friends/Another Nest
January 2013 - February 2016
CEO for fashion and lifestyle multibrand chain with 5 stores and an online shop. Strategic and operational responsibility. Head of Purchasing. Setting budgets and KPIs. Assortment planning and analysis. Negotiate terms with suppliers, landlords, etc. Business development. Managing the staff of 25-30 people. Purchasing Manager within the company for my first 6 months, before I was appointed CEO. Responsibility for operational and strategic buying. Negotiating with suppliers, purchasing budget, market analysis, setting and maintaining KPIs
Commercial Manager Purchasing & Marketing
at Cross Pharma/Medivir
May 2009 - January 2013
3 different roles during my years at Cross Pharma/Medivir, where I started out as a Purchaser, was appointed acting Business Unit Head during 9 motnhs and then Purchasing Manager for the last 1,5 year before we moved to Malmö. Personnel responsibility of the purchasers. Business development, pricing, market analysis. Key Account Management for major customers like Apoteksgruppen and Kronans Droghandel. Managing the business unit Cross Pharma (parallel traded pharmaceuticals). Responsibility for the overall budget and result, managing revenues of 400 MSEK and a staff of 11 people in Sweden and 50 in Warsaw. Poland. Purchasing management, logistics, key account management. Member of the senior management board of Biophausia (and Medivir after the merger between Biophausia and Medivir).
Purchasing and logistics manager
at HBM (Kookai, Oasis, Warehouse, Coast, Shoe Studio)
August 2006 - April 2009
Purchasing of clothes from a handful of suppliers from France and the UK. Maintaining good relationships with the suppliers and negotiate terms. Setting targets, manage the OTB and the assortment, administration, sales analysis, stock management, logistics. IT-responsibility, superuser of Navision.
October 1999 - August 2006
Different Roles at Europcar, first at Revenue Manager, then IT-coordinator and Purchaser. Pricing, sales analysis, competitive analysis, market activities, tenders and statistics. IT-coordinator, purchasing of IT-products and services. Project Management
Master in International Business
at Handelshögskolan i Göteborg
1995 - 1999 (4 years) Västra Götalands Län