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Electrolux names new VP

Electrolux Major Appliances North America has hired Daren Couture as senior VP 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 joins Electrolux with more than 20 years of experience in manufacturing operations and supply chain management. He most recently served as senior VP global operations for Danaher Corp., 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 holds a bachelor’s degree in Applied Arts and Science from Rochester Institute of Technology.

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