Groupe SEB has announced the appointment of Stanislas de Gramont as Chief Operating Officer, effective as of December 3, 2018. The manager comes from a career spent at important companies as Danone and was CEO at Suntory Beverage & Food Europe. In the new position inside Groupe Seb, he will report to Thierry de La Tour d’Artaise, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and will be responsible for the Group’s sales and marketing functions worldwide.
Bertrand Neuschwander, the current Chief Operating Officer, will leave the Group in the coming weeks to pursue new opportunities.
«The Group has enjoyed strong growth across the world in the recent years – commented Thierry de La Tour d’Artaise – and has diversified its activity into new sectors. I would like to thank Bertrand Neuschwander for his contribution to our expansion. We are pleased to welcome Stanislas de Gramont, whose international background and expertise in retail and consumer goods will be highly valuable assets as the Group continues on its profitable growth path and global development».
Recently, Groupe SEB’s was among the five companies that joined to create Mix’r, a network, including also APRIL, Caisse d’Epargne Rhône Alpes, ORAVEO and Groupe SEGEX. All strongly believe in the value of a corporate network to further sustainable development based the idea that “many heads are better than one.” This “enabler for responsible companies” is open to any corporate entities interested in CSR or wishing make a more positive impact on society and the environment. The network will offer a range of activities to its members designed to foster collective intelligence and co-development including experience sharing workshops, field and study trips, lectures, inter-enterprise thematic programs, capitalizing on successful initiatives etc. Thierry de La Tour d’Artaise underlines that «Mix’r is based on the firm belief that CSR must be endorsed at the highest decision-making level and laid down in corporate strategy to bring all sectors on board and have a real impact.»