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Electrolux Appoints Head of Major Appliances North America

July 21, 2011

Jack Truong has been appointed president and CEO of Electrolux Major Appliances North America and executive VP of AB Electrolux, succeeding Kevin Scott, who will leave Electrolux after eight years with the company. Truong previously held the position of VP and general manager, Global Construction and Home Improvement Division of 3M Company.

Truong had been with 3M during the past 22 years and held several senior management positions based in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Born in 1962, Truong holds a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY.

“We are pleased to welcome Jack Truong to Electrolux. At 3M he demonstrated the ability to accelerate growth by applying innovative technologies and marketing to meet the ever-changing consumers’ needs. His experience and track record will be crucial in helping to ensure our long-term growth with an intense focus on strong brands, high-impact new products and cost efficiency – all of which are key elements of the Electrolux strategy,” said Keith McLoughlin, Electrolux president and CEO. “We also want to thank Kevin Scott for his important contributions to Electrolux. He has strengthened our business and our team in North America, and has successfully pursued our efforts to more effectively operate as a single company within the region.”
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