Groupe Seb strengthens its executive committee

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Thierry de La Tour d’Artaise, Chairman & CEO of Groupe Seb
Thierry de La Tour d’Artaise, Chairman & CEO of Groupe Seb

In order to better serve its different markets and support international growth, Groupe SEB has announced it is strengthening its executive committee by creating:

– Three Continental Divisions, which will be in charge of the worldwide sales activity of the Group: Asia, Americas and EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa and India).

– A “Products and Innovation” Division that includes the Kitchen Electrics, Cookware and Home & Personal Care Business Units, as well as Innovation.

The Group’s executive committee is now made up of nine members:

– Thierry de La Tour d’Artaise, Chairman & CEO

– Bertrand Neuschwander, Chief Operating Officer, who will assist Thierry de La Tour d’Artaise with Group management and supervise the following functions: Strategy, Partnerships, Brands & Communications and IT. He also oversees the Group’s digital transformation.

– Vincent Léonard, Senior Executive Vice-President, Finance

– Harry Touret, Senior Executive Vice-President, Human Resources

– Stéphane Laflèche, Executive Vice-President, Industrial Operations

– Frédéric Verwaerde is now Executive Vice-President of the new Asia Continental Division. He was previously in charge of the Continents Division. He is now based in Hong Kong.

– Cyril Buxtorf, the new Executive Vice-President of the EMEA Continental Division, was previously in charge of Home and Personal Care. He continues working out of the Group’s headquarters in Ecully.

– Luc Gaudemard becomes the new Executive Vice-President of the Americas Continental Division. He was until now in charge the European Division. He is now based in Parsippany, NJ (USA).

– Philippe Crevoisier becomes Executive Vice-President, Products and Innovation. He was previously in charge of Kitchen Electrics. He manages the new Division from the Group’s headquarters.