Magnet director to lead Nobia UK

Magnet director George Dymond has been announced as Nobia’s new executive vice president and head of region for the UK.

He will be succeeding Kristoffer Ljungfelt, who was recently appointed to the position of president and chief executive of Nobia, following the announcement of former CEO Jon Sintorn’s resignation.

Nobia is the parent company of Magnet, where Dymond took up the role of director in 2023. Prior to that, he was chief executive of organic supermarket Planet Organic, and managing director of Holland & Barrett SEA. In addition, Nobia says he has over two decades of experience in senior leadership roles in the retail industry across the UK, Australia, and the US.

A statement from the company added: “George has been instrumental in driving a positive change in the UK business and is a key contributor to the UK management team. He has a track record of successful turnarounds, great leadership abilities and is well equipped to continue to drive the transformation and further develop the UK business.”

Nobia says that Dymond will be assuming his new role by July 1 2024, at the latest.

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