Under changes in the structure of its North American Operations, Groupe SEB of North America announced that Achikam Shapira, Rowenta West Coast sales manager, and Chuck Naomi, Rowenta East Coast sales manager, were appointed vice presidents of Sales for the combined sales organization. Jeff Starliper, West Coast regional sales director for Krups, will continue in his position, as will Tom Lawler, East Coast regional sales director for Krups. Jean-Paul Ciquier, senior vice president of Marketing for Krups, will head the Krups marketing team in Boston, beginning September 1. Paul Pofcher continues as president and CEO of the combined Rowenta-Krups organization.
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