Everyone has long known that Ingvar Kampad very humble man in everyday life, well, except that it is its quality as much as possible, he tried to bring in the conduct of its business. We do not know, rumor or not, but we periodically encounter the mention of the fact that the top managers of IKEA ride on modest machines. This time, we came upon a note in the well-known blog Alexei Navalny of this fact, excerpts of which you can read below.
Sometimes there are some small, but absolutely amazing things.
This morning was the Swedish Embassy. Like, "jackals."
I drove up to the parking lot. Next to me is parked on an old white dude Skoda Octavia, like this:
Well, we go together to the embassy.
Where it appears that the man on the old Skoda Octavia - the director of IKEA in Russia.
That is, he manages the huge size of the business with billion-dollar.
As we walked back, he realized that I was stunned by the sight of his car, he laughed: So we do business. I put this machine. Without driver. But with GPS.
Can you imagine being a domestic businessman, who, after receiving a lot of money, not bought instantly beautiful shiny Mercedes?
What is the sense in general to earn and be rich if you can not sfotkatsya next to his S-class and put it in the "classmates"?
I myself, as soon as the opportunity arises, immediately changed to a more expensive car - ahead to the alluring "executive class". And when it was not possible - he is very experienced and sadly considered car magazines.
In short, perhaps a trifle, but impressive.
Full article in Navalny's blog