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WMF Names Corrado President of U.S. Division

Posted on February 28, 2013 by HFN Staff

CHARLOTTE, N.C.-WMF Group has appointed Deborah Corrado as president of the company's consumer division of U.S. subsidiary, WMF Americas Group Inc., effective March 1.

Corrado will succeed Markus Glueck, who recently resigned from his duties as the president and CEO of WMF Americas Group Inc. and WMF Americas Inc., which collectively make up the WMF Hotel

Division (HEPP and WMF Hotel), WMF Coffee Division, and WMF Consumer Division. Corrado is currently senior vice president of sales and marketing for WMF Americas' consumer division.

Under the leadership of Corrado and Glueck, WMF Americas Group consumer division has experienced double digit growth for the past three years, the company said. WMF Group recorded about $1.3 billion in annual sales worldwide, adding that the U.S. "still offers a tremendous opportunity for growth.

"WMF Group is committed to developing the U.S. market and believes that with Corrado's excellent reputation for success and her strong understanding of the market's complexities, the US subsidiary has the ability to become one of the brand's largest export markets," the company said in a statement.

Corrado's previous experience includes that with several tabletop brands, including Villeroy and Boch, Mikasa, Lenox, Vera Wang, Calvin Klein and Royal Doulton.