Jim Löfgren is Vice President of Klarna in North America since October 2015
Klarna is a leading payments solutions provider, founded in 2005 in Stockholm, Sweden.
Prior to joining Klarna, Jim was Chief Merchandising Officer at CommerceHub, a leading cloud based technology platform that enables online retailers to expand their assortment. At CommerceHub, he was responsible for helping major retailers such as Walmart, JCPenney, Kohls, Home Depot, QVC and Costco to expand their online assortment utilizing proprietary analytics tools and CommerceHub’s network of 9,000 drop ship suppliers. He is also Executive Chairman of Veganord Capital, a wholly owned and operated investment firm in the Nordic countries, and Chairman of the Board at Online Brands Nordic, a publicly traded online retailer in Sweden listed on Nasdaq OMX First North.
Jim received his MSc in Management at London School of Economics and Political Science and HEC Paris in 2004 and subsequently joined Redcats, a global ecommerce group owned by Kering. At Redcats, he held various positions such as VP of Ecommerce at Ellos Group, CEO of La Redoute in the Nordic countries, and VP/GM of FullBeauty.com in North America. In 2013, he was part of the executive management group who sold the FullBeauty Brands to private equity firms Charlesbank and Webster Capital. In 2014, he was part of the executive management group at CommerceHub that acquired Mercent. Jim lives in San Francisco with his wife and two children.