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OFFECCT’s Design Manager Anders Englund takes on new challenges

Press release   •   May 03, 2019 10:10 CEST

Anders Englund, one of two founders of the Swedish design company Offecct, now takes on new challenges.

From May 6, 2019, Anders Englund will continue to work with OFFECCT’s strategic design work, now within the framework of the Flokk Design Council.

Anders Englund founded the Offecct design company in 1990 together with Kurt Tingdal. Since then, Offecct has grown into one of Sweden’s largest manufacturers of furniture for public spaces, with a passion for developing design that brings people together. Offecct has enjoyed more than its share of international success stories and is a global brand today. In May 2017, Offecct became part of Flokk, an international Norway-based corporation with a focus on office design and décor.

With a strong focus on strengthening Offecct on the global market, Anders Englund has taken on a new role with the strategic design work in the Flokk Design Council.

“After 29 years working to build up and expand Offecct, my new role, among other things, encompasses working with strategic issues related to the further development of products in Flokk’s Soft-Seating category,” says Anders Englund.

Flokk Design Council is a strategy and development group that manages all the different brands that make up Flokk’s offering. The council’s main focus is on the development of complementary products and securing the identity and future of the respective brands. The council is headed by Christian Lodgaard, Senior Vice President for Products & Brands.

“My mission is to maintain a firm focus on Offecct’s future, but in a new forum and together with the combined expertise of the Flokk Design Council,” concludes Englund.

Offecct’s external AD, Eero Koivisto, who has worked with Offecct for many years, both strategically and as a designer, will also continue to work with the brand’s design development.

For more information about OFFECCT, visit www.offecct.com

For questions, contact:

Jukka Tallbacka, COO, OFFECCT, phone: +46 73 34 80 645, e-mail: jukka.tallbacka@offecct.se

Lars I. Røiri, CEO, FLOKK AS, phone: +47 911 79 067, e-mail: lars.roiri@flokk.com

About Flokk
Flokk is the market leader in the design, development and production of workplace furniture in Europe. We are the proud owner of product brands HÅG, RH, Giroflex, BMA, Offecct, Profirm and RBM. About 2 500 employees work together to realize the vision of our company: Inspire great work. Our head office is in Oslo, Norway. We have production units in Røros (Norway); in Zwolle (the Netherlands); in Koblenz (Switzerland) and in Tibro and Nässjö (Sweden). In addition, we keep sales offices in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, UK, France, Switzerland, Dubai, Singapore, USA, China and Australia. Flokk products are sold in more than 50 countries. In 2018 the total turnover is close to NOK 3 billion.

About Offecct
Offecct AB is a entrepreneur- led company with its headquarters and production in Tibro, Sweden. The company was founded in 1990 by Kurt Tingdal and Anders Englund. They are both still actively involved in the company. The group has 75 employees and sales of SEK 180 million. The business is run in own premises which have a total area of around 20 000 m2. The company has showrooms in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmoe and Tibro (SE), Oslo (NO), Copenhagen (DK), London (UK), Rotterdam (NL), Düsseldorf (DE) and Milan (IT). Offecct is since 2017 a part of the Flokk - the market leader in the design, development and production of workplace furniture in Europe. Read more at flokk.com 

For more information, please contact:
Press support and images: Linn Engelmark, +46 (0)70 87 20 215, linn.engelmark@offecct.se
Press corporate: Tove Regnander, +46 (0)76 785 58 01, tove@grandrelations.com

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