Husqvarna last week appointed Boel Sundvall senior vice president, corporate communications and investor relations. She will report to president and CEO Magnus Yngen and be a member of group management.
Sundvall will assume her new position as of March 8, 2010. She succeeds Åsa Stenqvist, who is retiring in accordance with the terms of employment for Husqvarna Group Management.
Sundvall is currently a partner at the consultancy firm WG & Partners. She previously held leading positions within communications and investor relations at Swedish Match, Eniro and Mekonomen.
Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Husqvarna produces lawn mowers, chainsaws and portable petrol-powered garden equipment such as trimmers and blowers. The Group is also a leader in diamond tools and cutting equipment for the construction and stone industries.