Grohe makes two senior appointments

The appointments follow the resignation of Grohe's CEO Michael Rauterkus

Thomas Fuhr
Thomas Fuhr

Grohe, the German sanitary fittings manufacturer, has appointed Thomas Fuhr as the chief executive officer of the company.

Additionally, Jonas Brennwald, who currently holds the position of chief sales officer has taken on the role of deputy chief executive officer.

The leadership appointments are effective immediately and follow the resignation of Michael Rauterkus as chief executive officer of Grohe.

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“GROHE can look back on an outstanding growth path. We are now adapting our organisational structure to ensure continuous growth in the EMENA region. I am very pleased to announce Thomas Fuhr as the new CEO of GROHE. He is an experienced and successful leader in Operations and Technology and will help drive the integration of GROHE’s manufacturing and technology assets into the global LIXIL footprint,” Bijoy Mohan, chief executive officer of LIXIL International said.

 In addition to these changes, Jonas Brennwald is appointed as deputy chief executive gfficer Grohe AG and chief executive officer of the LIXIL Water Technology business in EMENA.

In his new role, Brennwald will be responsible for growing GROHE’s business in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa while leveraging LIXIL’s global capabilities, assets and brands. “I am very pleased to have Jonas on the leadership team for GROHE and leading the LIXIL Water Technology EMENA business region. He will be integral to continuing to drive GROHE’s growth,” Mohan added. 

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