Swedish fashion chain JC announced on Friday it had appointed 53-year-old Thommy Nilsson as its new president and CEO, effective August 12. Formerly CEO at clothing retailer Kapp-Ahl, Nilsson will replace Claes Hagberg who has been at the helm of JC for 14 years. Nilsson has worked for JC in the past both as its marketing chief and managing director of its retail concept Brothers.