Dometic Makes Key Changes in EMEA Territory

Posted by Michelle Howard
Monday, November 11, 2013
Paul Hickinbotham

Dometic Group recently confirmed five key appointments in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) territory following the restructuring of Dometic Group’s global business operations in early 2013.

Dometic noted that the appointments have been made to strengthen the EMEA business moving into 2014 as the company is experiencing an increasing demand for its products and installations within the commercial and workboat sector.

Paul Hickinbotham has been appointed Director EMEA - Sales and Administrations & Commercial Division. Within this role he takes specific responsibility for the management of the growth of the commercial sector. He is supported in this role by Gustaf Hamrén who has been appointed Sales Manager EMEA - Commercial Division.

Steve Morris is appointed Director EMEA - Technical and Sales Application Division. This newly created division will evaluate the Dometic product range to ensure they satisfy the diverse requirements of the EMEA customers. It will also support applications and technical support within the growing commercial sector.

Two further appointments within the company see Julien Lefeuvre take on the role of Head of Marine OEM, with particular responsibility for the direct sales of systems and installations to boat builders in the leisure and commercial sectors.

The role further manages Dometic’s marine business throughout the EMEA territory and is responsible for the Condaria, Cruisair, Dometic and Marine Air brands.

Julien will also oversee the integration of the recently acquired range of Livos Technologies’ engine ventilation products, which will be branded Dometic Livos. He will be based in France and brings to the role 10 years’ marine experience with Dometic.

Kester Petersson is appointed Head of Business Development and Marketing EMEA – Marine Aftermarket. Within this dual role he becomes responsible for marketing Dometic’s Marine business in EMEA. The range is extensive and features air-conditioning, sanitation, refrigeration, galley and electronic products.

As Head of Business Development, Kester will manage and secure the marine consumer product needs introduced from within the Dometic Range Management division. The role further acts as interface between Dometic’s sales companies within EMEA and the Product Management teams. This enables Dometic to capture the market needs and ensure they are part of future product generation plans.

Kester has worked for 14 years with Dometic and continues to be based in Solna, Sweden. He reports to Sophie Dixon, Vice President Aftermarket, EMEA.

Joachim Kinscher, President, Dometic Group EMEA said the new team structure will focus the company’s growth moving forward. “These changes were made in the first half of the year and we are now seeing the rewards of focusing key principals on a single EMEA territory,” said Joachim. “Our marine OEM and aftermarket businesses are recovering at differing rates. It is clear that each sector has unique needs and strategic management to support both existing and new business growth.”
 

Maritime Reporter July 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

LNG America Selects Topside Designer for LNG Bunker Barge

LNG America has selected Taylor-Wharton to commence the front-end engineering and design work for the cryogenic topside of the company’s 3,000 cubic meter Gemini

MN 100: BAE Systems Ship Repair

750 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Tel: (757) 494-4674  Email: john.measell@baesystems.com Website: www.baesystems.com/shiprepair President: William Clifford The Company: BAE Systems,

Signet Tows Aircraft Carrier on Final Voyage

The final voyage of aircraft carrier USS Saratoga begins today. From the Eastern Hemisphere to the Western Hemisphere, the USS Saratoga has made her mark around the globe,

News

LNG America Selects Topside Designer for LNG Bunker Barge

LNG America has selected Taylor-Wharton to commence the front-end engineering and design work for the cryogenic topside of the company’s 3,000 cubic meter Gemini

The World's Most Expensive Jones Act Tanker

The series highlighting the world's most expensive active vessels from online ship intelligence and information service VesselsValue.com focuses this week on the most expensive tanker vessel,

Signet Tows Aircraft Carrier on Final Voyage

The final voyage of aircraft carrier USS Saratoga begins today. From the Eastern Hemisphere to the Western Hemisphere, the USS Saratoga has made her mark around the globe,

Marine Equipment

MN 100: Dometic Marine

2000 N. Andrews Ave. Ext. Pompano Beach, Florida 33069 Tel: (954) 973-2477    Email: ned.trigg@dometic.com Website: www.dometic.com CEO: Roger Johansson President:

Harris Secures Certification for its Multi-channel Manpack Radio

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received Type-1 National Security Agency (NSA) certification for its Falcon III® RF-340M multi-channel manpack radio. The certification

Hiab to Present Sustainable Technology Load Handling at Elmia Lastbil Fair

Hiab, part of Cargotec, will showcase its latest sustainable technology of load handling at the Elmia Lastbil fair in Sweden. The presented products include

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Naval Architecture Pipelines Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 4.6891 sec (0 req/sec)