Anova, a subsidiary of Electrolux, has appointed Scott Heimendinger as chief marketing officer. Heimendinger will lead all product, consumer and content marketing, as well as advise on the direction and development of future products. He will report directly to Anova’s CEO and co-founder, Stephen Svajian.
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.
Electrolux said that Alan Shaw, head of the Electrolux business area in North America, has decided to retire from his position. After a search process, Nolan Pike, currently svp within the Electrolux global consumer experience organization, has been appointed the new head of the North America business and executive vice president.
Electrolux and NewAir LLC have teamed on a licensing agreement with the latter launching a line of evaporative coolers and misting fans for home use under the Frigidaire brand.
Electrolux has divested its U.S.-based commercial and central vacuum cleaner businesses in North America, including the brands Sanitaire and Beam. The company said the decision is in line with the strategy of its business area Home Care & SDA to focus on global brands and product categories.
Electrolux president and CEO Keith McLoughlin has announced his retirement from the company. The company’s board of directors has named…