Jan. 8, 2014 08:13 UTC

Husqvarna AB: Husqvarna Group Appoints new Head of Asia/Pacific


Pavel Hajman has been appointed Executive Vice President, Head of business unit Asia/Pacific and will become member of Husqvarna Group Management (STO:HUSQB).

Pavel Hajman has over 20 years of international business experience within several different areas including sales, marketing, logistics and manufacturing.

Most recently, Pavel comes from Assa Abloy, a world leader in locks, doors, and door opening solutions, where he has been heading operations in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Previous experiences include numerous managerial roles within Seco Tools.

Pavel holds a Master of Science degree, Industrial Engineering and Management from Linköping Institute of Technology, Sweden.

“Pavel Hajman has solid and broad management experience including having worked with both Central & Eastern European and Asia/Pacific regions, as well as mergers and acquisitions. I am confident he will be a strong addition to our team,” says Kai Wärn, President and CEO of Husqvarna Group.

The former head of Asia/Pacific, Nicolas Lanus, left on December 31, 2013, for a position outside the Group. Brian Belanger, VP Legal Affairs Asia/Pacific, is acting on the position until Pavel Hajman starts, latest June 1, 2014.

The above information has been made public in accordance with the Securities Market Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was published at 09.00 on January 8, 2014.

Husqvarna Group

Husqvarna Group is the world’s largest producer of outdoor power products including robotic lawn mowers, garden tractors, chainsaws and trimmers. The Group is also the European leader in consumer watering products and one of the world leaders in cutting equipment and diamond tools for the construction and stone industries. The Group’s products and solutions are sold via dealers and retailers to both consumers and professional users in more than 100 countries. Net sales in 2012 amounted to SEK 31 billion, and the Group had 15,400 employees on average in more than 40 countries.

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