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Kai Wärn appointed new president and CEO of Husqvarna Group

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Staff writer | Stockholm, Sweden | March 27, 2013
HusqvarnaMarch 27, 2013, Stockholm, Sweden - Husqvarna AB, a producer of outdoor power products, has decided to appoint Kai Wärn as president and CEO of Husqvarna Group, effective July 1, 2013.
Mr. Wärn has solid industry background. He worked for the power and automation technologies company ABB between 1985 and 2004, where he held various senior international positions including roles in Belgium, Germany and the U.K. His last assignment at ABB was as President of the Business Unit ABB Robotics Products.

Between 2004 and 2010, Mr. Wärn was President and CEO at Seco Tools AB, a global metal cutting tools company, at that time listed at NASDAQ OMX Nordic stock exchange.

Thereafter, he has held the position as Operations Partner at the private equity firm IK Investment Partners.

Mr. Wärn graduate from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden.

Hans Linnarson, who was appointed President and CEO in 2011, will continue to work for the Group until he retires early 2014.