Hanns Hallesius is currently heading the Patent activities of Electrolux Group, a leading global provider of powered home appliances, where he has held leading IP positions since 2006. In addition to the responsibility for everyday activities in the Patent area, he drives change in IP management, to align IP strategy and organisation with the business strategy of Electrolux Group in a changing business environment.
From 1994 to 2005, he has worked for IP law firm Awapatent, most of that time in management positions. His educational background includes an M. Sc. from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, and an MBA from Copenhagen Business School.