Husqvarna Names New CEO

Hans Linnarson officially named new CEO and president after filling the role vacated by Magnus Yngen.

Hans Linnarson has been appointed CEO and president of the company. Linnarson has been acting CEO and president since the company terminated Magnus Yngen’s contract earlier this year.

"We are very pleased with Hans' work as acting CEO and president for Husqvarna and the Board of Directors has full confidence in his abilities to lead the Husqvarna Group", says Lars Westerberg, Chairman of the Board.

"After a thorough search process initiated during the summer, Husqvarna's Board concluded that Hans Linnarson would be the best CEO and president to manage the company in the current environment", adds Westerberg.

"I am deeply committed to the company and to continue the work I started in June. Husqvarna is a great company, with excellent people and products, and I am proud to have been chosen for the job", says Hans Linnarson.