BRIEF-Husqvarna appoints Kai Warn as new CEO

March 27 Wed Mar 27, 2013 3:07am EDT

March 27 (Reuters) - Husqvarna : * Kai Warn appointed new president and CEO of Husqvarna Group * Hans Linnarson, who was appointed President and CEO in 2011, will continue to work for the Group until he retires early 2014 * Warn was operations partner at private equity firm IK Investment Partners (Reporting by Stockholm newsroom, +4687001014)