Husqvarna Group appoints new CFO

Jan Ytterberg has been appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Husqvarna Group.

Jan Ytterberg has 27 years of business experience from the truck manufacturer Scania, where he has held various positions in the financial area and during which he has been based in Brazil, Spain and Sweden. Since 2006, he has been Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Scania Group.

Jan holds a Master of Science degree in Business Administration & Economics from the University of Stockholm, Sweden.

“Jan is an experienced CFO with extensive international background. I am very pleased to welcome Jan to Husqvarna Group, where he will be a strong addition to our team,” says Kai Wärn, President and CEO of Husqvarna Group.

Jan Ytterberg will assume his position during the first half of 2015.  

For additional information, please contact
46 8 738 90 80 or press@husqvarnagroup.com

The above information has been made public in accordance with the Securities Market Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was published at 08.30 on January 8, 2015.

Husqvarna Group
Husqvarna Group is the world’s largest producer of outdoor power products including robotic lawn mowers, garden tractors, chainsaws and trimmers. The Group is also the European leader in consumer watering products and one of the world leaders in cutting equipment and diamond tools for the construction and stone industries. The Group’s products and solutions are sold via dealers and retailers to both consumers and professional users in more than 100 countries. Net sales in 2013 amounted to SEK 30 billion, and the Group had 14,000 employees on average in more than 40 countries.

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Husqvarna Group is a global leading producer of outdoor power products and innovative solutions for forest, park and garden care. Products include chainsaws, trimmers, robotic lawn mowers and ride-on lawn mowers. The Group is also the European leader in garden watering products and a global leader in cutting equipment and diamond tools for the construction and stone industries. The Group’s products and solutions are sold under brands including Husqvarna, Gardena, McCulloch, Poulan Pro, Weed Eater, Flymo, Zenoah and Diamant Boart via dealers and retailers to consumers and professionals in more than 100 countries. Net sales in 2016 amounted to SEK 36bn and the Group has around 13,000 employees in 40 countries.