ROSEMONT, Ill. -World Kitchen President and CEO Joe Mallof said he plans to retire, effective Dec. 31. Carl Warschausky, currently chief operating officer, will succeed Mallof, the board of directors said.
Before being named chief operating officer, Warschausky previously held the positions of president, North America and chief financial officer. “Carl is an outstanding leader and I am confident that he will be a great CEO for World Kitchen,” Mallof said. “I wish him all the best, and know that everyone at World Kitchen will give Carl the same trust and support that they have always given me.”
“Over his seven year tenure, Joe Mallof has led World Kitchen with outstanding results including continued growth in both the US and internationally,” said Terry Peets, chairman of the board. “We appreciate his leadership and thank him for his significant contributions to World Kitchen. We wish him the best of luck in his future endeavors.”