STOCKHOLM, April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective
May 1, Vanessa Butani, current Head of Sustainability
for Business Area Europe, will take on the role as VP Group
Sustainability at Electrolux. She will replace Henrik Sundström,
who is retiring from the company.
Vanessa Butani will lead
Electrolux forward in the company's For the Better 2030 framework,
which covers the full value chain, from operations and products to
helping consumers live more sustainably while using Electrolux
"This is an extraordinary opportunity to work across the entire
organization to drive our sustainability agenda," says Vanessa Butani. "We have ambitious but
achievable objectives and I look forward to the journey ahead to
drive positive change both at Electrolux and in the daily lives of
In her role, Vanessa Butani will
become a member of the Electrolux Consumer Experience Leadership
Team and report to Ola Nilsson,
Chief Experience Officer at Electrolux.
"I'm very pleased to have Vanessa joining the team," says
Ola Nilsson. "She will play a key
role in taking Electrolux sustainability agenda to the next level,
and ensure we have a strong voice as a corporate sustainability
leader as well as connect our sustainability conviction with the
Vanessa Butani has a strong track
record in the sustainability field. During an earlier eight-year
period at Electrolux, she held several managerial roles in
sustainability and connectivity. After three years outside
Electrolux she re-joined the company to lead sustainability for
Business Area Europe in January this year. She is replacing the
current VP Group Sustainability, Henrik Sundström, who will be
retiring after 36 years with Electrolux.
"Henrik has been instrumental in establishing Electrolux as a
global leader in sustainability. We would not be where we are today
without his foundational work in multiple roles across the company.
I have no doubt that he will continue to stir impactful discussion
with his knowledge and insights going forward," says Ola Nilsson.
The search for Vanessa Butani's
successor as Head of Sustainability for Business Area Europe will
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