Doyle moves into sales director role at Electrolux

Former LG Australia general manager of sales, Michael Doyle (pictured), has moved over to competitor Electrolux Australia to fill the position of director of sales, after it was left vacant when Mike Putt took the reins as managing director earlier this year. Doyle’s new role is effective January 4 2016.

Electrolux merger battle to face court

A status hearing has been set for September 29 for the proposed $3.3 billion merge deal between General Electric Appliance (GE) and Electrolux, and the case is scheduled to go to trial on November 9, according to reports. Electrolux believes the antitrust suit from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is based on a flawed analysis of the global appliance industry, particularly in the U.S.

Electrolux retains lead in sustainability

For the ninth consecutive year, Electrolux has been named Industry Leader in the Household Durables category in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. In this annual assessment, published by RobecoSAM, Electrolux demonstrated improvements in the areas of product stewardship, corporate citizenship and human/labour rights.

Electrolux Appetite contestants hungry to win

At an exclusive gala event at Salt Meats Cheese in Sydney’s eastern suburbs on Monday night, the Electrolux Appetite for Excellence 2015 winners were named. This year marked the tenth anniversary of the program, which continues to attract the highest profile members of the food industry each year to celebrate young talent and the future of the industry.