IKEA, part of the Ingka group, has announced the appointment of Elena Pogosova as its new Country Commercial Manager for the 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 positive customer experience.
She will be part of the country management team at IKEA India and will report to Susanne Pulverer, CEO and CSO, IKEA India.
Pogosova comes with more than 20 years of experience in the commercial real estate business, she was working with American developer Hines, before joining the Ingka group in 2010.
In her 13+ 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.
Susanne Pulverer, CEO and CSO IKEA India, said, “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. A warm welcome to IKEA India.”