1. Introduction

Growth markets and strategic initiatives
April 2013
Research Director
1. Introduction
2. Major Strategic Initiatives
3. Key Markets
4. Conclusions & Implications
5. Further Reading
All data correct at time of publishing.
1. Introduction
1. Introduction
Corporate Structure: Inter IKEA Group - the franchisor
The IKEA brand and retail concept is owned by Inter IKEA Holding, which is ultimately owned
by Interogo Foundation - controlled by IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad and his family.
Interogo Foundation (Liechtenstein)
Inter IKEA Holding Service SA
Franchise Division
Inter IKEA Systems BV
(The Netherlands)
Inter IKEA Holding SA
Retail Centre Division
Inter IKEA Centre Group A/S*
Property Division
Vastint Holding BV
(The Netherlands)
Finance Division
Includes Inter IKEA Investment
AB (Sweden)
The franchise division derives
revenue by charging IKEA stores a
franchise fee, calculated as 3% of
revenue. The division also owns
the Delft Netherlands store, which
is frequently used as the live
testing ground for new products
and initiatives.
Operates shopping centres, with
IKEA as anchor tenant, in China,
Czech Republic, France, Germany,
Italy, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia,
Spain and Switzerland.
Holding company for a variety of
property related investments, such
as the Strand East residential
district development in London,
and the forthcoming ventures into
budget hotel operation and
student accommodation
development across Europe.
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Inter IKEA Investments AB
The finance division administers
holdings in a variety of financial
investments. The division also includes
Inter IKEA Investments AB, which
invests in unlisted Swedish businesses.
1. Introduction
Corporate Structure: INGKA Group - the franchisee
The IKEA brand owner (Inter IKEA Holding) and the owner of the majority of IKEA stores
around the world (INGKA Holding) are separate entities with different shareholders and
supervisory board members. IKEA Founder Ingvar Kamprad does, however, retain an
influence over the INGKA Group, through his role as Senior Advisor to the board.
Stichting INGKA Foundation
INGKA Holding BV
Industrial Groups
(Swedwood International AB, Sweden;
Swedspan International sro, Slovakia)
(Country operations)
Range Strategy, Design,
Supply Chain
(IKEA of Sweden AB, Sweden)
INGKA Group owns the IKEA stores in most of
the major retail markets in which it is present.
Mikael Ohlsson (President and CEO)
Petra Hesser (HR)
Helen Duphorn (Corporate Communications)
Torbjörn Lööf (IKEA of Sweden)
Noel Wijsmans (Vice President/Retail)
Jesper Brodin (Supply Chain)
Leif Hultman (Industry)
Steve Howard (Sustainability)
Alistair Davidson (Head of Staff)
Peter Agnefjäll (pictured), Deputy CEO.
Peter Agnefjäll (pictured) will assume the CEO position on 1 Sept 2013.
IKEA Group Executive Management consists of:

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