Henrik Arens, Chairman of the board and founder of Oase Outdoors (Oase), returns as CEO of the company today, 8 August 2023.


Oase is a leading manufacturer of camping equipment on the European market. Henrik Arens co-founded the company, and subsequently worked for many successful years as its CEO. At the same time as the CEO change, Anders Slettengren is appointed chairman of the board of Oase Outdoors.

“Oase is a profitable and well-positioned company with strong brands in a growing industry. It feels good that Henrik Arens agreed to return as CEO to lead the company to the next level. We have a long collaboration behind us, and we have great confidence in him and his ability to successfully develop the company further,” says Anders Slettengren, Chairman of the Board of Oase and Executive Vice President, Ratos.

Oase’s former CEO Henrik Bernth has left the company.

About Oase Outdoors
Oase Outdoors develops, designs and sells innovative camping and outdoor equipment under three strong brands: Outwell ®, Easy Camp® and Robens®. Oase Outdoors offers a broad product range mainly comprising tents, camping furniture, sleeping bags and other outdoor equipment. The three independent brands clearly cater to different target groups – families, beginners, festival goers and experienced adventurers – who have different requirements in terms of quality and price, and who want to enjoy the outdoors with high-quality equipment.

For more information, please contact:
Anders Slettengren, Chairman of the board Oase Outdoors, Executive Vice President, Ratos, +46 72 589 89 00
Josefine Uppling, VP Communication, Ratos, +46 76 114 54 21
Henrik Arens, CEO, Oase Outdoors, +45 40 58 38 89

About Ratos
Ratos is a business group consisting of 16 companies divided into three business areas: Construction & Services, Consumer and Industry. The companies have approximately SEK 33 billion in net sales (LTM). Our business concept is to own and develop companies that are or can become market leaders. We have a distinct corporate culture and strategy – everything we do is based on our core values: Simplicity, Speed in execution and It’s All About People. We enable independent companies to excel by being part of something larger. People, leadership, culture and values are key focus areas.

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