Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland, 11-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of its acquisition of Sanitec, Geberit is expanding its Group Executive Board to include the Group division Marketing & Brands. The Board of Directors of Geberit AG has thus appointed Egon Renfordt-Sasse as Head of the new Group division and new member of the Group Executive Board.
In view of the new structure of the Geberit Group following the acquisition of Sanitec, the Group Executive Board is to be expanded with immediate effect by the inclusion of the Group division Marketing & Brands. Egon Renfordt-Sasse, to date Head of Group Marketing, has been appointed to lead the new Group division. With an academic background in mechanical engineering, Egon Renfordt-Sasse (58) has a long and outstanding track record within the Geberit Group, and knows the business from both a sales perspective and the point of view of a product manager. The Board of Directors is convinced that, in Egon Renfordt-Sasse, it has found a strong individual with exceptional communication skills and a wealth of professional experience that makes him the ideal person to lead the Group division Marketing & Brands.
For further information, please contact:
Geberit AG Schachenstrasse 77, CH-8645 Jona
Christian Buhl, CEO Tel. +41 (0)55 221 63 46
Roland Iff, CFO Tel. +41 (0)55 221 66 39
Roman Sidler, Corporate Communications & IR Tel. +41 (0)55 221 69 47
As a European Market leader in the field of sanitary technology, the Geberit Group is a global provider with sales of CHF 2.4 billion. It employs 6,200 people in 42 countries around the world.