Electrolux has appointed Carsten Franke as its new evp/chief operations officer. Heading the group’s global operations function, he will be responsible for pursuing efficiencies of scale and digitalization throughout the value chain.
Franke, currently COO of Electrolux Europe, succeeds Jan Brockmann, who has resigned to pursue an external opportunity. The appointment is effective from October 1, 2020.
Franke joined Electrolux in 2005. Prior to his current role, he has held various management positions in Europe, covering supply chain, production and lean manufacturing.
“I’m very pleased to welcome Carsten to the group management team. He has a very strong track record of leading international manufacturing and supply chain activities, driving sustainable efficiency improvements. He is the right person to take Electrolux global operations through the next phase of its development,” said Jonas Samuelson, president and CEO of the Electrolux Group.