Swedish home furnishings retailer IKEA has appointed Elena Pogosova as Country Commercial Manager for its India business.
Pogosova will be driving the country’s commercial agenda to develop IKEA India’s position in the market, grow the customer base and secure a seamless and positive customer experience.
She will be part of the country management team at IKEA India and will report to Susanne Pulverer, CEO & CSO, IKEA India.
Pogosova comes with more than 20 years of experience in the commercial real estate business and was working in the real estate and property management business with leading American developer Hines, before joining the Ingka group in 2010.
In her 13-plus years with the Ingka Group, she has held various positions including Operations, Deputy Country Property Manager, Country Facility Manager, Regional Centre Manager for INGKA Centres Russia and Market Area Manager for IKEA Retail Russia.
“We are on an exciting journey, building a purposeful and profitable brand in this country full of opportunities and challenges. With her competence and leadership, we are confident that she will be a strong contributor to creating the future for IKEA in India. We are all very much looking forward to having her here,” said Susanne Pulverer, CEO & CSO IKEA India.