STOCKHOLM, April 8, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Effective May 1, Vanessa Butani, current Head of Sustainability for Business Area Europe, will assume the role of VP Group Sustainability at Electrolux. She will replace Henrik Sundström, who is retiring from the company.
Vanessa Butani will take Electrolux forward as part of the For the Better 2030 enterprise, which spans the entire value chain, from operations and products to helping consumers live more sustainably while using Electrolux products.
“This is an amazing opportunity to work across the organization to drive our sustainability agenda,” says Vanessa Butani. “We have ambitious but achievable goals and I look forward to the road ahead to drive positive change both at Electrolux and in the daily lives of our consumers.”
In his role, Vanessa Butani will become a member of the Electrolux Consumer Experience management team and report to Ola Nilsson, Chief Experience Officer at Electrolux.
“I am very happy that Vanessa is joining the team,” said Ola Nilsson. “She will play a key role in taking Electrolux’s sustainability agenda to the next level, and will ensure that we have a strong voice as a leader in corporate sustainability and connect our belief in sustainability with the consumer. . “
Vanessa Butani has a solid background in the field of sustainability. During an earlier eight-year period at Electrolux, she held several leadership roles in sustainability and connectivity. After three years outside Electrolux, she returned to the company to lead sustainability for Business Area Europe in January of this year. She replaces the current VP Group Sustainability, Henrik Sundström, who will retire after 36 years at Electrolux.
“Henrik was instrumental in establishing Electrolux as a global leader in sustainability. We wouldn’t be where we are today without his core work in multiple roles within the company. I have no doubts that he will continue to generate impactful discussions with his knowledge and perspectives for the future, ”says Ola Nilsson.
Research for Vanessa Butani’s successor to the head of sustainability for Business Area Europe will begin shortly.
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