New Head of HR at Husqvarna
Per Ericson has been appointed Senior Vice President, Human Resources at Husqvarna as of October 5, 2011. He succeeds Lars Worsöe-Petersen who has decided to leave for a position outside Husqvarna. Per Ericson will report to President and acting CEO Hans Linnarson and be member of Group Management.
Per Ericson was most recently with Haldex, where he held the position as Head of HR globally.
“We thank Lars for his successful contribution to Husqvarna and wish him good luck in the future. At the same time we are pleased to welcome Per Ericson,” says Hans Linnarson, President and acting CEO.
The Husqvarna Group is the world’s largest producer of outdoor power products including chainsaws, trimmers, lawn mowers and garden tractors. 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 product offering includes products for both consumers and professional users. The Group’s products are sold via dealers and retailers in more than 100 countries. Net sales in 2010 amounted to SEK 32 billion, and the average number of employees was approximately 15,000.
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