Ola Thoren


Ola Thoren, today COO Ikea factories in the US; has been the Operations Director and COO within S-Solar 2009-2012 and has former positions as Managing Director within West Baltic Components, today a China based manufacturer, Site manager within Hellmer Industries, a leading Swedish manufacturer, and Global project manager within Sony Ericsson. He has over 15 years of experience within manufacturing and supply chain management, not only in Europe but also in China and the U.S. He has an extensive experience within lean production, manufacturing processes, both in the electro mechanics area as well as sheet metal and aluminum die casting along with chemical treatment processes. As responsible within Flextronics for transferring operations between different countries, he has also gathered experience in working within and transferring between different cultures.