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Autoliv appoints Magnus Jarlegren as EVP operations

Mar '19
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Pic: Autoliv
Autoliv, the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, has appointed Magnus Jarlegren as executive vice president operations and member of its executive management team. In his new role, Jarlegren will have global responsibility for continued development and implementation of strategies to drive operational excellence across Autoliv’s production system.

Jarlegren succeeds Ed Carpenter who retired in October 2018. During the period until he assumes the position, Svante Mogefors holds the role of acting executive vice president of operations, in addition to his role as executive vice president, quality, according to a press release by Autoliv. Jarlegren will assume his new position latest in August 2019.

Jarlegren has extensive experience in leading development and change management in global operations in the automotive and engineering industries. He is currently employed by Sandvik where he has worked with operations, business development and change management since 2014 as vice president of production and most recently as vice president of supply at Sandvik Coromant. Prior to that he worked at McKinsey & Co for ten years.

“I welcome Jarlegren to Autoliv. His solid experience and expertise will be very valuable and a reinforcement for Autoliv in the continued development of our business as well as for our continued work towards our profitability targets,” said Mikael Bratt, president and CEO of Autoliv. (PC)

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