Husqvarna last week appointed Henric Andersson executive vice president, head of product management and development, replacing Anders Ströby, who has been acting in this role since Nov. 1.
Andersson joined Husqvarna in 1997 and has had numerous roles in product, business and category management. Most recently he held the position vice president construction equipment within the Construction business area.
“Henric’s background and broad experience within business leadership and product development as well as his knowledge of Husqvarna’s broad product offering make him an excellent candidate for this position,” said Hans Linnarson, president and CEO.
In other personnnel news, Boel Sundvall, senior vice president, corporate communication, has decided to leave Husqvarna.
The Husqvarna Group is a global producer of outdoor power products including chainsaws, trimmers, lawn mowers and garden tractors. It is also a global supplier of cutting equipment and diamond tools for the construction and stone industries.