Saturday, August 4, 2018
Hans Juergen Kalmbach Named Hansgrohe's New Chairman of the Executive Board
Hans Juergen Kalmbach (pictured) is the new Chairman of the Executive Board of the Hansgrohe Group; Reinhard Mayer has been appointed Deputy Chairman. Kalmbach succeeds Thorsten Klapproth, who, after four years of successful business expansion, will turn over his position as CEO. Hans Juergen Kalmbach is a Black Forest native, born in 1974 in the city of Freudenstadt, close to the Hansgrohe Group Headquarters in Schiltach, Germany. He is currently an Executive Board Member, responsible for international sales. After starting his career within the Hansgrohe Group in 1998, Hans Juergen Kalmbach held various leadership positions in Germany and abroad. From 2010 to 2014, he was responsible for the international business of the Delta Faucet Company. He then returned to the Hansgrohe Group headquarters in Germany and assumed responsibility for the Sales Divisions Northern and Western Europe. In addition, he also led the Corporate Business Development. He took over the Sales Division Asia Pacific in 2015 and the Global Projects Division. Kalmbach holds a degree in Business Administration. Next to Kalmbach, the Executive Board of the Hansgrohe Group continues to consist of Christophe Gourlan, Frank Schnatz, Frank Semling and Reinhard Mayer. Mayer will take on additional responsibilities as of August 1, 2018 in his new role as Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board.