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Whirlpool announces Gilles Morel as president of EMEA

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Staff Writer | Benton Harbor, Mich., USA | January 18, 2019
Gilles MorelWhirlpool Corporation, a home appliance company, announced Gilles Morel as president of the Europe, Middle East and Africa Region (EMEA) and executive vice president.
Mr. Morel brings more than 25 years' experience in the consumer goods industry, leading sales, operations, marketing, manufacturing, research and development, and procurement, including several regional leadership roles.

Mr. Morel will begin his new role as President of the Europe, Middle East and Africa Region (EMEA) for Whirlpool Corporation on April 1, 2019.

Mr. Morel presently holds the role of regional CEO (Northern and Central Europe) at Savencia Fromage & Dairy, overseeing 14 countries including Germany, Central Europe, Benelux and Nordics.

Prior to that role he served in numerous regional leadership roles at Mars, Inc., most recently as Regional President, Europe and Eurasia.

Mr. Morel holds a Master's Degree in International Food Industry Management from ESSEC.