(ELUX) Louis R. Hughes will leave the Electrolux Board of Directors and
take on a new role as Chief of Staff for the Afghanistan Reconstruction
In his new role, Hughes will work full-time in Afghanistan, which does
not allow him to continue his work with the Electrolux board. His new
responsibility includes leading a group of senior advisors of the
Afghanistan government who are working with the country’s
Louis R. Hughes has been with the Electrolux board of directors since
1996 and has also been the Executive Vice President of General Motors.
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The Electrolux Group is the world’s largest producer of powered
appliances for kitchen, cleaning and outdoor use, such as refrigerators, washing machines, cookers, vacuum cleaners, chainsaws, lawn mowers, and
garden tractors. Every year, customers in more than 150 countries buy
more than 55 million Electrolux Group products for both consumer and
professional use sold under famous brands such as AEG, Electrolux, Zanussi, Frigidaire, Eureka and Husqvarna. In 2003, Electrolux had sales
of SEK 124 billion and 77,000 employees.