Pontus Erntell headed the IKEA Retail Chain in Russia on 1 January 2018. He joined the company upon graduating the university in 2001 and started to work as a supply planning specialist in IKEA of Sweden. Later, he occupied various managerial positions including audit in the department on cooperation with production factories, and head of the department on supervision and planning of financial and operational activity of IKEA in Russia. Before the assignment to Russia, he was a Deputy CEO of IKEA in Italy.
Pontus Erntell graduated Gothenburg University (Sweden) in 2001. He received Masters degree in the London Business School in 2012.
Married, with two children.