NAME: Mikael Ohlsson
OCCUPATION: CEO and President of IKEA Group.
HOME: Netherlands. Grew up in Southern Sweden.
FAMILY: Married; two sons and a daughter
EDUCATION: Master of science in industrial engineering, marketing and management at Linkoping Tekniska Hogskola, Sweden.
RESUME: Started with Ikea in 1979 in the carpet department in the Linkoping store. Has since served as a store manager, country manager, marketing manager and managing director for IKEA in Sweden and then as a regional manager from 2000 to 2009. Member of Ikea's executive management group since 1995.