IKEA has appointed Elena Pogosova as its new country commercial manager for the India business, the company said. 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, as the company said. She will be part of the country management team at IKEA India under Susanne Pulverer, CEO and CSO, IKEA India.
She comes with more than 20 years of experience in the commercial real estate business and after joining the Ingka group in 2010, she has held various positions including operations, deputy country property manager, country facility manager, regional center manager for INGKA Centres Russia, and market area manager for IKEA Retail Russia.
Pulverer added, “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."