Effective August 15, 2013, Alan Shaw has been appointed Executive Vice President, Head of business area Americas and will become a member of Husqvarna Group Management. Husqvarna Group is the world’s largest producer of numerous outdoor power products.
Shaw previously served as the President and CEO for barbeque grill and accessories company Char-Broil LLC, and was also President and CEO for Murray Group, a garden equipment manufacturer.
“Together with my successor Kai Wärn, I would like to welcome Alan Shaw to the Group,” said Hans Linnarson, President and CEO of Husqvarna Group. “In Alan Shaw, we have found a strong leader with a solid track record of managing brand driven businesses. I would also like to thank Earl Bennett for his valuable contributions while acting as Head of Americas for the past five months."
Earl Bennett, who has been Acting Head of Americas since late January, will resume his position as Vice President and General Counsel for Americas next month.
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