Barbara Thoralfsson is being proposed as new Director at AB
Electrolux to be elected at the Annual General Meeting on April 22, 2003. Ms. Thoralfsson has an MBA in Marketing from Colombia
University, U.S., and a B.A. in psychology from Duke University, U.S. She is president of TeliaSonera's subsidiary in Norway, Netcom A/S. Prior to that she was managing director of Midelfart & CO A/S, Norway, and product manager at General Foods Corporation and Orkla. She is a board member of Rieber & Son ASA.
"The proposal to elect Barbara Thoralfsson is part of the Electrolux strategy to focus on marketing and brands, based on consumer insight," says Rune Andersson, chairman.
The proposal for election of board members represents re-election of Rune Andersson, Peggy Bruzelius, Thomas Halvorsen, Louis R. Hughes, Hans Stråberg, Michael Treschow, Karel Vuursteen and Jacob Wallenberg, and election of Ms. Thoralfsson.
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