Qatar PR Network, Online Press Release from qatar and Doha city
 
Furniture & Fixtures(Home, Furniture and Interiors)
Filter PR by
  
IKEA Saddened by the Passing of Founder, Ingvar Kamprad
 
IKEA Saddened by the Passing of Founder, Ingvar Kamprad
Dubai, UAE, January 29, 2018:  The founder of IKEA and Ikano, and one of the greatest entrepreneurs of the 20th century, Ingvar Kamprad, has peacefully passed away, at his home in Småland, Sweden, on the 27th of January. Surrounded by his loved ones, he died at the age of 91, following a short illness. 
Ingvar Kamprad was born in 1926 in Småland in southern Sweden. At the early age of 17 he founded IKEA - the business that became his lifelong commitment. Ingvar’s driving force was the vision of creating a better everyday life for the many people. 
 
“We are deeply saddened by Ingvar’s passing. We will remember his dedication and commitment to always side with the many people. To never give up, always try to become better and lead by example”, says Torbjörn Lööf CEO and President of Inter IKEA Group.
 
Ingvar Kamprad was a great entrepreneur of the typical southern Swedish kind - hardworking and stubborn, with a lot of warmth and a playful twinkle in his eye. He
worked until the very end of his life, staying true to his own motto that most things remain to be done. 
 
Since 1988 Ingvar Kamprad did not have an operational role within IKEA but he continued to contribute to the business in the role of senior advisor, sharing his knowledge and energy with the IKEA co-workers. 
 
”We are mourning the loss of our founder and dear friend Ingvar. His legacy will be admired for many years to come and his vision – to create a better everyday life for the many people – will continue to guide and inspire us”, says Jesper Brodin, CEO and President of the IKEA Group.
 
“Ingvar’s extensive knowledge and engagement over the years have been a huge source of inspiration. His heritage is always with us and we will continue to constantly search for new and better ways – to find solutions that no one else has thought of and to do great things for the many people, together”, says Lars Thorsén, CEO of Ikano Group.
 
Ingvar Kamprad will be missed and fondly remembered by his family and by IKEA and Ikano co-workers all over the world.

Posted by : Qatar and Doha City PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 124037 times
PR Category : Home, Furniture and Interiors
Posted on : Monday, January 29, 2018  10:05:00 AM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of QatarPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : Qatar Development Bank participates in the “Interior Design ...
Next Story : Azraq, the world's first refugee camp powered by renewable e...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Slay the sun-kissed girl makeup look: Your Ultimate Guide [33145-Views]
Hysek reveals iconic timepieces at Watches & Wonders 2024 [32354-Views]
Catrice Cosmetics Introduces the Clean Girl Makeup Look with New Essentials! [32073-Views]
Ogilvy Appoints Antonis Kocheilas Global Chief Transformation Officer [24076-Views]
Khabib's Official Training Gloves Will Be Sold at Tooba Charity Auction in Dubai [22811-Views]
Catrice Unveils the Spring/Summer 2024 Collection: Introducing Shine Bomb Lip Lacquer! [21208-Views]
POCO Sets New Standard with Global Launch of F-Series in Dubai [17856-Views]
Ground Handling Priorities: Safety, Global Standards and Sustainability [17658-Views]
Unleash Your Inner Royalty with "Call me Queen" Dramatic False Lash Effect Mascara by esse... [17460-Views]
Packed crowds flock to Friday's races at the AlUla Camel Cup 2024 [14225-Views]
Panasonic Announces FY24 Business Strategy For Sustained Growth in Middle East and Africa [13932-Views]
WFP News Video: WFP Warns Unprecedented Drought and Floods Causing Surge in Climate Related Hunger [12555-Views]
Air Cargo Demand Continues Strong Growth into Q2 [11941-Views]
IATA SAF Registry [10131-Views]
Hunger Hotspots Report: Famine Looms In Gaza While Risk Of Starvation Persists In Sudan, Haiti, Mali... [8414-Views]
Urgent Call To Action To Address Historic El Niño Drought In Southern Africa [8330-Views]
Mansour bin Mohammed congratulates Hamdan bin Mohammed on the Qatar-UAE Super Shield crown [4898-Views]
Visit Qatar to take centre stage at Arabian Travel Market [4811-Views]
Qatar Airways to Participate in ATM Dubai 2024 with the World's First AI Digital Human Cabin Crew, S... [4369-Views]
Pickl Invites Foodies to its First Ever Grand Opening in Doha [3203-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin QatarPRNetwork.com on Instagram
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories