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Kährs appoints Sara Olofsson as new head of its Commercial business segment

Kährs has a solid and proven business platform with significant potential to further deliver profitable growth. Kährs business model is based on two strong business segments: Residential and Commercial. Residential as the core segment and the Commercial segment with Healthcare & Education as niche in the Nordics, in USA and in Germany plus Commercial buildings as a growth potential in the Nordics.

Sara Olofsson, MSc Industrial Engineering and Management, has been appointed as new CCO for Kährs Commercial business segment, including the sub-segments Healthcare & Education, Office, Hospitality, and shop fitting into Retail stores.


Sara most recently comes from leading positions at Hilti in Sweden, latest as the position as Service & Software Manager. Sara has previous experience in senior sales and marketing & sustainability roles at Hilti and from Lantmännen.

Sara has a broad leadership experience in business to business including change management, business development, marketing & sales management plus a solid experience within sustainability and digitalization throughout the value chain. Experiences that is key for Kährs in the transformation of sales into new ways to attract professional customers as well as all important influencers and stakeholders within the commercial segment.

Sara will start her new position November 1st, 2022.

“I look forward to welcoming Sara Olofsson, in her new commercial role heading the Commercial Business segment, continuing to develop Kährs as the leading flooring company together. Saras’ experience in project business and her modern leadership skills will ensure that we’ll get the right focus on our commercial business in the Nordics and take our Healthcare & Education niche to the next level”, says Johan Magnusson, President, and CEO.

Andreas Berge, today CCO Commercial, has decided to leave Kährs, after more than 12 years of service in various positions within Kährs Group, to a position outside the company. “I’ve appreciated Andreas’ dedication and contribution to Kährs during the years and wish him all the best in his new challenge”, says Johan Magnusson, President and CEO.

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