Sportamore's Johan Ryding is the Swedish Influencer of the Year

Retail and Consumer | Awards | Published 28. Oct. 16

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Johan Ryding, CEO, Sportamore was chosen as the 2016 Retail Industry Influencer of the Year in Sweden.


Management Events’ Retail Influencer of the Year Award is an annual recognition given to a visionary or a pioneer who has strongly impacted the industry. The nominees and winner are chosen by the IndustryForum Retail event participants.

The 2016 Management Events Retail Influencer of the Year winner is Johan Ryding, CEO, Sportamore for his vision and leadership, “In many ways, Sportamore represents the future of retail. We are trying to understand and deliver on tomorrows expectations – today. When we succeed, we not only strengthen the relationship with our customers and grow our business, we also have an impact on consumer’s general anticipations on e-commerce and redefine the concept of service.

“Sportamore from the start has been all about service. The people that work here have a never ending urge to compete, improve, and evolve and to deliver world-class service to consumers. This is a mindset that we believe is necessary if you should remain number one in a competitive world.”

Asked what he’s  most proud of, the Sportamore CEO shares, “I am super proud to be part of such an amazing team. The people I get to work with every day are the best in the industry and their high ambitions keeps us pushing the boundaries for what’s possible to accomplish.”

This year’s other nominees were Magnus Agervald, CEO, BYGGmax and Marie Nygren, VP, Communications & Procurement Director, Systembolaget.

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