Management change in Husqvarna Group
Sofia Axelsson, Senior Vice President, Group Communications, Brand & Marketing, has decided to leave the Group as of the end of September, 2017. Sofia Axelsson has been appointed President and CEO of Svedbergs i Dalstorp AB.
"I want to thank Sofia for having built up the Group’s brand, marketing and corporate communication functions as well as for her valuable contributions in her other different positions during her time with the Husqvarna Group. I would also like to wish her the best of luck in the future”, says Kai Wärn, President and CEO of Husqvarna Group.
The search for a successor has been initiated.
Åsa Larsson, Global Media and Sustainability Manager
Phone: +46 8 738 90 80
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.