Oct 18 (Reuters) - Byggmax :Q3 net sales amounted to SEK 1,813 mln ( 1,768 ), up 2.5 percent.Q3 net sales for comparable stores increased 1.0 percent (0.3)..Q3 EBIT amounted to SEK 221 mln (235).Says EBITDA excluding non-recurring items amounted to SEK 266 mln (269 mln) .Says sales and profitability increased for Byggmax segment and decreased for Skanska byggvaror.Says Skanska Byggvaror’s sales development was negatively impacted by strong comparable figures and reduced investments in product development in earlier periods. September was the weakest sales month of the quarter.Says regarding Skanska Byggvaror: With reduced cost levels and a new CEO in place, we are investing in product development, further detailing the strategic plan, and expect positive financial effects over time .
Byggmax Group AB : Mattias Ankarberg appointed new CEO of Byggmax Group . Ankarberg will assume the position on November 14, 2016 . Ankarberg has for the last seven years worked at H&M, most recently as global head of sales and marketing Further company coverage: [BMAX.ST] (Reporting By Anna Ringstrom) ((Anna.Ringstrom@thomsonreuters.com;)).