Husqvarna Appoints New President of Construction Division & Senior VP of Legal

May 26, 2015

Henric Andersson has been appointed president construction division and Brian Belanger general counsel and senior vice president legal affairs.

They replace Anders Ströby and Olle Wallén, respectively, who have reached retirement age. Andersson and Belanger will be members of Husqvarna Group Management and will assume their new positions as of August 2015.

Andersson, senior vice president of the technology office, joined Husqvarna Group in 1997 and has had held roles in product, business and category management, such as executive vice president of product management and development as well as vice president construction equipment within the construction business area.

Belanger has held the position of vice president of legal affairs for the Gardena Division and the Asia/Pacific region. Brian joined the Husqvarna Group in 2006, following a decade of law firm experience.

Belanger succeeds Olle Wallén, who is retiring after 22 years with the Husqarvana.