WEST ORANGE, N.J.–Greg Cairo has been named division president, Groupe SEB USA Core Business, succeeding Luc Gaudemard, who is becoming senior vice president, Groupe SEB Western and Southern Europe. Reporting to Marc Navarre, president and chief executive officer, Groupe SEB North America, Cairo will be responsible for the sales and marketing leadership of the company’s core business, including its brands T-fal, Rowenta, Emerilware, WearEver and Mirro.
“I am thrilled to be leading the Groupe SEB USA team in 2010,” Cairo said. “I look forward to taking our coveted brands to the next level in my new position.”
Cairo has been with the company since August 2006 after the Groupe SEB acquisition of WearEver. He first served as vice president, marketing, and then was named vice president, sales in July 2007.
Gaudemard will be reporting to Frédéric Verwaerde, senior executive vice president, Continents.