Whirlpool Corporation announced an important news about its organization: Joseph T. Liotine (in the picture on the left) has been named President and Chief Operating Officer and will be responsible for all global operations. starting from September 1, 2021. Liotine is currently Executive Vice President and President of Whirlpool’s North America Region. In addition, he leads both the Global KitchenAid Small Domestic Appliances business as well as Global Information Systems. Previous to this assignment, he was President of U.S. Operations and has held a variety of roles with increasing responsibilities such as Vice President of Marketing for the North America Region where he led: Brand Management, Digital Marketing, Product Marketing, and Consumer Insights.
«I’ve had the good fortune of working with Joe for many years said Marc Bitzer, Whirlpool Chairman and CEO – and I’m continually impressed with his strategic thinking related to the everyday execution of our business. He’s an exceptional leader with a clear vision to exponentially grow our brands around the globe. During the past 18 months in particular, Joe has demonstrated his preparedness for this next step with outstanding results in North America during a very challenging time on every dimension.»
Whirlpool Corporation also announced that Winn Everhart will succeed Liotine (in the picture on the right) as the company’s Executive Vice President and President of the North America Region. Everhart joined Whirlpool Corporation in October 2020 as Senior Vice President overseeing U.S. commercial and business operations including Brand and Strategy, Product Marketing, Sales, Consumer Services and Integrated Supply Chain including U.S. and Mexico plants. In his new assignment, effective September 1, Everhart will also join Whirlpool’s Executive Committee.