New appointments at Electrolux

Magnus Yngen has been appointed head of Electrolux Major Appliances Europe. Mr. Yngen previously held the position as head of the Group’s global floor care and small appliances business.

Johan Bygge, current head of Electrolux Major Appliances Europe and Asia Pacific, will now focus on his role as head of Major Appliances Asia Pacific. Following a transition period Mr. Bygge will leave Electrolux to pursue opportunities outside the company.

Electrolux Major Appliances Europe is a market leader in home appliances, selling approximately 20 million products to customers in more than 30 European countries. Products include kitchen appliances and fabric care products. Electrolux Major Appliances Europe employs 26,000 people.

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About the Electrolux Group

Electrolux is a global leader in home appliances and appliances for professional use, selling more than 40 million products to customers in 150 countries every year. The company focuses on innovations that are thoughtfully designed, based on extensive consumer insight, to meet the real needs of consumers and professionals. Electrolux products include refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines, vacuum cleaners and cookers sold under esteemed brands such as Electrolux, AEG-Electrolux, Zanussi, Eureka and Frigidaire. In 2005, Electrolux had sales of SEK 100 billion and 57,000 employees, excluding outdoor products. For more information, visit