Swedish apparel company Wedins Skor & Accessoarer AB has named Roland Nilsson as its new executive chairman and Ingrid Osmundsen as its managing director.

Osmundsen has worked in fashion and retail for 16 years, most recently as country manager at Lindex Sverige.

Nilsson is the largest private shareholder in Wedins.

Wedins has been undergoing restructuring since 2003 in an attempt to push the group back into profit.
 
The company's previous chairman, Jan Ohlsson, will stay on as a member of the board of directors.