Abu Dhabi: Electrolux, a Swedish home appliance manufacturer, announced the appointment of Lorenzo Milani as its new chief executive officer for the Middle East and Africa Region.

Milani comes from a sales and marketing background, and has worked in markets like North America, Eastern Europe, and throughout the Middle East and Africa. He graduated with an Economics cum laude degree from an Italian university. Milani has also spent time in Africa working as a humanitarian missionary, focusing on various initiatives to help alleviate poverty.