Electrolux names new APAC head for major appliances

As part of management restructure.

Electrolux head of major appliances for Asia Pacific (APAC) and executive vice president for AB Electrolux, Kenneth L. Ng will retire from the company. Current head of major appliances for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Dan Arler will replace him, effective 1 October, 2018.

Middle East and Africa (MEA), which is currently part of major appliances Europe will be included in major appliances APAC, effective 1 January, 2019.

Electrolux AB chief financial officer (CFO), Anna Ohlsson-Leijon, has been appointed head of major appliances Europe and Electrolux CFO of major appliances EMEA, Therese Friberg has been appointed new CFO of AB Electrolux.

Electrolux president and CEO, Jonas Samuelson said Ken made significant contributions to the company since he joined Electrolux in 2015.

“Under his leadership, Electrolux has successfully strengthened its position in Southeast Asia and Australia, and created a new foundation for growth in China. I wish him all the best for the future.

“I am very pleased that Electrolux through structured succession planning have three strong leaders in Dan, Anna and Therese to take on their new and important roles within the group management team. Merging the two organisations within APAC and MEA, which are regions with similar market dynamics, will position Electrolux well to drive future growth.”

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