Whirlpool Corporation has appointed 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.
Jeff Fettig, chairman and CEO of Whirlpool Corporation, commented on the appointment: “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.”
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, until year-end.
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 (NAR). Berrozpe joined Whirlpool Corporation in June 2000 and held various trade marketing, product and brand leadership roles of increasing accountability in Europe and in North America.