Christian W. Jansson new chairman of the board of Apoteket

KappAhl's chief executive officer, Christian W. Jansson, has today been appointed chairman of the board of Apoteket AB.

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For more information, please contact:
Christian W. Jansson, President and Chief Executive Officer, tel. +46 709 95 02 01
Annette Björklund, Head Public Relations, tel. +46 704 71 56 31

KappAhl is a leading fashion chain with more than 300 stores and 4,300 employees in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Poland. KappAhl sells value-for-money fashion with a wide appeal - to women, men and children - and focuses in particular on women aged 30-50. All clothes are from our own designers. In the twelve-month period ending 31 August 2009 KappAhl's net sales were approximately SEK 5 billion and operating profit was SEK 526 million. KappAhl is a listed company. In 1999 KappAhl was the first fashion chain to be environmentally certified. Further information is available at www.kappahl.com/ir.

About Apoteket
Apoteket offers, via pharmacies throughout the country, private individuals prescription and non-prescription drugs, a wide selection of health-care products and counselling/other services aimed at promoting a life of health. In 2008, the sales of the Group amounted to SEK 41,710 m. The average number of employees was 10,666.

Apoteket is a state-owned limited liability company, which has had the exclusive right to sell pharmaceuticals in the Swedish market since 1970. A reregulation of the Swedish pharmacy system was initiated, and, from 1 July 2009, the consumer market is opened up to other operators.

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Press contacts

Corporate and Investor Relations
Charlotte Högberg, Head of Corporate Communications
Phone: +46 31 - 771 56 31
charlotte.hogberg@kappahl.com

Fashion and range
Monika Kostovska, Fashion Press and Sustainability Marketing Manager
Phone: +46 70 - 471 55 56
monika.kostovska@kappahl.com

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