Autoliv has appointed Magnus Jarlegren as EVP Operations and member of Autoliv’s Executive Management Team.

Jarlegren will start his new position at the latest in August, 2019. He is currently employed by Sandvik, where he has worked with operations, business development and change management since 2014, as VP of Production and most recently as VP of Supply at Sandvik Coromant.

Prior to that he worked at McKinsey & Co for ten years.

In his new role, Magnus Jarlegren will have the global responsibility for the continued development of strategies and strategy implementation .

“I welcome Magnus Jarlegren to Autoliv,” said Autoliv president and CEO, Mikael Bratt. “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.”

Jarlegren succeeds Ed Carpenter, who retired in October, 2018.

During the period until he assumes the position, Svante Mogefors holds the role of acting EVP Operations, in addition to his role as EVP, Quality.