Calvin Woolley

Supplier Development Manager @ IKEA

After graduating from the University of Bolton UK with BSC Hons. Textile Manufacturing &
Marketing, Calvin worked in the textile manufacturing sector in Zimbabwe. Calvin came to
Sweden in 1997 to join the automotive interior industry where for over a decade he worked
with a variety of mixed materials including automotive upholstery. Calvin previously held the
position of Purchasing Manager at Johnson Controls Automotive Sweden before joining IKEA
in 2010 as the Category Leader for Textiles products. After spending 4 years in IKEA
Purchasing office India, he moved in 2018 to Istanbul, Turkey with his wife and 3 children
where he lives and works today on a global assignment as the Supplier Development
Manager for the Textile Furnishing Category Area within IKEA purchasing.