On January 1 2011, Keith McLoughlin succeeded Hans Stråberg as President and CEO of Electrolux.
Most recently McLoughlin was responsible for R&D, Manufacturing and Purchasing for Electrolux Major Appliances. He joined Electrolux in March 2003 as head of Major Appliances North America. Between 2004 and 2007, he also served as head of Major Appliances Latin America.
Prior to joining Electrolux, McLoughlin enjoyed a 22-year career at the DuPont Corporation. From 1981 to 2003, he held several senior management positions at the company, leading consumer-brand businesses such as Tyvek, Corian and Stainmaster. McLoughlin concluded his tenure at DuPont as Vice President and General Manager of DuPont Nonwovens.
McLoughlin also serves on the board of directors of Briggs & Stratton Corp., since 2007.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1956, McLoughlin earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point.