Roger Lunde has been appointed the new CEO of Ekornes (the business behind the Stressless seating brand).

He will succeed Olav Holst-Dyrnes, who has led the Norwegian furniture group for six years, on 24th February. 

Roger has extensive operational and management experience from international industrial and commercial activities, most recently holding the position of CEO of heating, ventilation and sanitation business, Brødrene Dahl. 

“Ekornes has a unique position in its markets and an ambition for strong international growth in the years to come," he says. "With hard and determined work, Ekornes has established a solid foundation for further growth. I look forward to getting to know the business, the employees and the customers, and to contributing to realise the company's great potential."