Groupe SEB Names Greg Cairo Division President, Groupe SEB USA Core Business

Jan 04, 2010, 11:51 ET from Groupe SEB USA

WEST ORANGE, N.J., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Groupe SEB USA announced today that Greg Cairo has been named Division President, Groupe SEB USA Core Business reporting to Marc Navarre, President and CEO - Groupe SEB North America. He will be responsible for sales and marketing leadership of Groupe SEB USA's core business including the premiere brands T-fal, Rowenta, Emerilware, WearEver, and Mirro.

Cairo takes on the role of Division President, Groupe SEB USA Core Business as Luc Gaudemard leaves the position to take up responsibility as Senior Vice President - Groupe SEB Western and Southern Europe.

"I am thrilled to be leading the Groupe SEB USA team in 2010," said Greg Cairo, Division President, Groupe SEB USA Core Business. "I look forward to taking our coveted brands to the next level in my new position."

Cairo joined Groupe SEB USA in August 2006 as Vice President, Marketing after the Groupe SEB acquisition of WearEver. He was named Vice President, Sales in July 2007 and has since been responsible for the sales activity for the Groupe SEB core business including T-fal, Emerilware, WearEver and Mirro.

Prior to joining Groupe SEB USA, Cairo held leadership roles in Sales and Marketing with Global Home Products and with Newell - Rubbermaid. Cairo holds a Bachelor of Science and MBA in Marketing & Finance from Iona College in New York

The world leader in small household equipment, Groupe SEB operates in more than 120 countries with a unique portfolio of top brands marketed through multi-format retailing. Selling some 200 million products a year, it deploys a long-term strategy focused on innovation, international development, competitiveness and service to clients. The Group's well known brands include All-Clad, Krups, Rowenta, T-fal and WearEver.