Dixons Carphone international boss steps down

Jaan Ivar Semlitsch

The chief executive of Dixons Carphone’s international business has resigned to take up an “unmissable opportunity” at one of Norway’s biggest listed companies.

Jaan Ivar Semlitsch has led the Dixons Carphone international business for the last seven years and leaves it in a “healthy financial position as market leader in every country”.

Semlitsch is joining the consumer goods giant Orkla in Norway as its new chief executive.

Dixons Carphone has already appointed a new chief executive of international and its Nordic arm Elkjøp.

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