In preparation for the Electrolux Annual General Meeting on April 1, the Electrolux Nomination Committee is proposing the election of Hasse Johansson as new Board member. The Committee is proposing re-election of Marcus Wallenberg, Peggy Bruzelius, Torben Ballegaard Sørensen, John Lupo, Barbara Milian Thoralfsson, Johan Molin, Hans Stråberg and Caroline Sundewall. Louis R. Hughes has declined re-election to the Board.
Hasse Johansson has been Group Vice President Research and Development of Scania since 2001. Scania is a leading manufacturer of heavy trucks, buses and industrial- and marine engines based in Södertälje, Sweden. Mr. Johansson has previously held several senior positions with Delphi Delco Electronics Systems Europe. Mr. Johansson is a Board member of Mecel, a manufacturer and developer of electronic systems and software for the automotive industry. Mr. Johansson, born in 1949, is a Swedish citizen and holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology.
The Electrolux Nomination Committee comprises Petra Hedengran (Chairman), Investor AB; Ramsay J. Brufer, Alecta Pension Insurance; Marianne Nilsson, Swedbank Robur Funds and Rune Andersson, Mellby Gård AB. The committee also includes Marcus Wallenberg and Peggy Bruzelius, Chairman and Deputy Chairman, respectively, of Electrolux.
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