The group behind the British kitchens retail chain Magnet has appointed two new board members including a new chairman.

Thomas Billing is the new chairman at Nobia, the Swedish headquartered kitchens conglomerate, replacing outgoing chair Johan Molin.

Mr Billing is CEO at Nordstjernan, the largest single shareholder in the Nobia group. Christina Ståhl, formerly CEO at the Mio furniture chain in Scandinavia, is also joining the Nobia board.