Whirlpool Corporation appoints Esther Berrozpe president of Europe, Middle
East and Africa
BENTON HARBOR, Mich., March 15, 2013
BENTON HARBOR, Mich., March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Whirlpool Corporation
(NYSE: WHR) announced today the appointment of Esther Berrozpe as president of
the company's Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region and to the
company's Executive Committee. Berrozpe is currently vice president of
European markets for the company's EMEA region.
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"Esther is a proven global leader at Whirlpool Corporation. Her experience in
both Europe and North America is strong, and she is well-suited to lead our
European business," said Jeff Fettig, chairman and CEO of Whirlpool
She replaces Jose Drummond, who will return to Brazil for personal reasons and
continue his role of president, Whirlpool S.A. Brazil board of directors,
Berrozpe became vice president of European markets, EMEA, in August 2012.
Prior to this role, she was vice president, Brand and Product, North America
Region. Berrozpe joined Whirlpool Corporation in June 2000 and has held
various trade marketing, product and brand leadership roles of increasing
accountability in Europe and in North America. Berrozpe has a bachelor's and
master's degree from Deusto University in Spain. She also studied Economics
and International Business at Universita degli Studi Bergamo in Italy.
Berrozpe's new role will be effective May 1, 2013.
About Whirlpool Corporation
Whirlpool Corporationis the world's leading manufacturer and marketer of
major home appliances, with annual sales of approximately$18 billionin 2012,
68,000 employees, and 65 manufacturing and technology research centers around
the world.The company markets Whirlpool,Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana,
Brastemp, Consul, Bauknecht and other major brand names to consumers in nearly
every country around the world. Additional information about the company can
be found athttp://www.whirlpoolcorp.com.
SOURCE Whirlpool Corporation
Contact: Media Line, Kristine Vernier, +1-269-923-7405, media@Whirlpool.com,
or Financial Media, Joe Lovechio, +1-269-923-3487,
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