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Electrolux strengthens supply chain leadership


CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Electrolux Major Appliances North America has named Daren Couture as SVP of end-to-end supply chain. Couture will oversee the company’s supply chain and nine manufacturing facilities in North America, including the newest cooking appliances facility located in Memphis, Tenn.

"Daren’s extensive experience, strong background and proven results make him a great fit for our company,” said Jack Truong, president and CEO of Electrolux Major Appliances North America. “We are excited to welcome him to the team and are confident he will excel as we continue our dedication to improving manufacturing quality, speed and flexibility."

Couture has more than 20 years of experience in manufacturing operations and supply chain management. He most recently served as SVP of global operations for Danaher Corporation, where he led manufacturing, procurement, service and supply chain for the company’s platform serving the test and measurement markets.

Earlier in his career, Couture held several positions at Newell Rubbermaid working with brands including Sharpie, Paper Mate, Waterman, Parker, DYMO, Rolodex, Mimio and Card Scan.

Couture has a bachelor’s degree in applied arts and science from Rochester Institute of Technology with a concentration in quality and manufacturing management, reliability and project management.

Electrolux is a global leader in household appliances and appliances for professional use, selling more than 50 million products to customers in more than 150 markets every year. Electrolux products include refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines, cookers, air-conditioners and small appliances such as vacuum cleaners sold under brands which include Electrolux, AEG, Eureka and Frigidaire.

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