Carina Malmgren Heander new head of Electrolux Group Staff Human Resources and Organizational Development

Carina Malmgren Heander has been appointed new Senior Vice President of Group Staff Human Resources and Organizational Development for the Electrolux Group. She will be part of Group Management and report to President and CEO Hans Stråberg.

Carina Malmgren Heander, 47, is currently Senior Vice President Human Resources for Sandvik AB, a global industrial group. Before joining Sandvik, Malmgren Heander held various management positions at ABB.

Malmgren Heander will assume her new position during the third quarter of 2007. She is Swedish, and will be based in Stockholm, Sweden. Her predecessor, Harry de Vos, has been appointed Senior Vice President of Human Resources for ASML, a Dutch company.

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