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.

For additional information, please contact
Husqvarna Press Hotline at +46 8 738 70 80 or press@husqvarna.se

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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Husqvarna Group is a global leading producer of outdoor power products for garden, park and forest 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 2015 amounted to SEK 36 billion and the Group has more than 13,000 employees in 40 countries.

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