Henrik Bergström has been appointed head of Floor Care & Small Appliances and Executive Vice President of AB Electrolux. He previously held the position as Vice President and General Manager of three business areas in Electrolux Major Appliances North America; New Business Development, Air Care and Consumer Services Group. Bergström was also head of Asia sourcing operations. In his new role Bergström reports to President and CEO Hans Stråberg and is a member of Group Management.
Bergström succeeds Morten Falkenberg, who has been appointed President and CEO of Nobia. Bergström has been with Electrolux since 1997 in various positions including managing director of Electrolux operations in ANDEAN, Mexico, Central America and Caribbean. He holds a Masters Degree in Economics and Management from the Stockholm School of Economics.
Floor Care and Small Appliances, a global business sector, share of Group sales amounts to approx. 8% of Electrolux total sales.
Bergström assumes his new role on September 15, 2010.
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