Parag Parekh

Co-Chief Digital Officer

Ingka Group (IKEA Retail)

Parag Parekh is acting co-Chief Digital Officer at Ingka Group, the largest IKEA Franchisee. He has the responsibility for developing digital capabilities and accelerating the digital transformation of the business. Parag joined Ingka Group in 2021 with more than 20 years of experience in digital and technology functions for global companies.  Prior to IKEA, he held senior roles at adidas with responsibilities for omnichannel transformation, ecommerce and product engineering.  Parag also spent several years as a Senior Program Manager and part of the Leadership program at General Electric.   Born in India, Parag has worked in the US, Asia, UK, Spain and Germany. He now lives in Sweden with wife and 2 daughters. He enjoys running, listening to podcasts and taking every possible opportunity to enjoy the outdoors with his family.