WEST ORANGE, N.J.–Volker Lixfeld has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Groupe SEB North America. He will also serve as president and chief executive officer of All-Clad and continue his role as a member of the Groupe SEB S.A. Management Committee.
Lixfeld succeeds Marc Navarre, the former president of the North American division who will return to Groupe SEB Development in France, as well as Jose Augusto de Oliveira, the former chief executive officer and president of All-Clad and the division president of Groupe SEB High-End Brands who returns to Groupe SEB Brazil.
Lixfeld most recently served at Groupe SEB as vice president for Northern Europe, and then president for North and Central Europe. Prior to joining the company, he held positions at Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy and Procter & Gamble. He will be based at the Groupe SEB offices here.