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Norbert Schmidt
Norbert Schmidt

Norbert Schmidt is the new vice president products & brands of Whirlpool EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa), reporting to Esther Berrozpe Galindo, president of Whirlpool EMEA and executive vice president of Whirlpool Corporation. Before to be assigned to this new position, Norbert Schmidt was general manager of the Refrigeration Business Team in North America. He spent more than 13 years at Whirlpool, building a significant managerial experience in the kitchen, refrigeration and cleaning markets, dealing with product development, merchandising, marketing, operations, supply chain and engineering. «I am excited – he said – to take on this new challenge and I look forward working with the team to further develop Whirlpool products and brands marketing strategy, helping strengthen and consolidate our leadership and extend the expertise in the Internet of Things. It is a particularly busy time for our company and I will focus on confirming the role of Whirlpool as a pioneer in creating products and solutions that deliver real value to our customers».