Dr. Jack G. Truong is President and CEO of Electrolux Major Appliances North America and Executive Vice President of AB Electrolux.
Dr. Truong joined Electrolux in 2011 after 22 years with 3M Company, where he most recently served as Vice President and General Manager, 3M Construction and Home Improvement Markets Division.
At 3M, he held positions of increasing responsibility in new-product development, business development, and global business management.
Dr. Truong moved to Paris in 1997 to lead and expand the 3M Home Care Division in Europe, Middle East and North Africa. In 2001, Dr. Truong became the Managing Director of 3M Thailand, responsible for all 3M businesses in Thailand and Indochina. From 2003 to 2009, he was the Vice President and General Manager of 3M Office Supplies Division. In this role, he was instrumental in driving continuous renovation of core product lines while innovating in new categories to deliver sustainable growth worldwide.
Before joining 3M, Dr. Truong worked with IBM in New York City and Polaroid in Boston.
Dr. Truong has been active in a number of philanthropic causes and industry associations. In 2009, City of Hope, a national Cancer Research Center based in Los Angeles and the National Office Products Industry honored him with the Spirit of Life Award, the industry’s most prestigious annual accolade. He received the Richard Karasik Humanitarian Award in 2006 from the UJA – Federation of New York.
Dr. Truong earned his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., in 1987. He is the recipient of 11 U.S. patents and several international patents.