Log In

Hans Lennart Oscar Werthen Edit Profile

business executive

Hans Lennart Oscar WERTHEN, business executive.

Background

WERTHEN, Hans Lennart Oscar was born on June 15, 1919 in Ludvika. Son of Oscar F. and Mabel (nee Evans) Werthen.

Education

Attended, Falu Laroverk, Falun. Attended, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm.

Career

Assistant professor Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1942—1946, chief television researcher, 1947—1951. Chief television Research Laboratory, AGA AB, 1952—1956. Vice president Norrkopings Elektrotekniska Fabrikers AB (NEFA) (Phillips), England, 1956—1959, L.M. Ericsson Telephone Сompany, Stockholm, 1960, senior vice president, 1963—1967, chairman, since 1981.

Board directors Federation Swedish Industries, since 1980. President AB Electrolux, 1967—1974, group executive chairman, 1974—1981, chairman, since 1981, Granges AB, since 1977.

Membership

Board Directors Federation Swedish Industries 1980-1991.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    History, music, mountain climbing.

Connections

Married Britta Ekstrom Werthen, 1950. 3 children.

father:
Oscar F. Werthen

mother:
Mabel (Evans) Werthen

spouse:
Britta Ekstrom Werthen