Uponor appoints Jonas Brennwald President of Building Solutions - Europe and member of the Group Executive Committee
Uponor Corporation, Stock Exchange Release, 25 October 2023 at 08:45 am EET
Uponor appoints Jonas Brennwald President of Building Solutions – Europe and member of the Group Executive Committee
Jonas Brennwald (b. 1968, Swedish and Swiss citizen, B.Sc. Marketing) has been appointed President of the Building Solutions – Europe division and a member of Uponor Corporation’s Executive Committee from 1 January 2024. He will be based in Frankfurt, Germany, and report to Michael Rauterkus, President and CEO, Uponor Corporation.
Jonas joins Uponor from Grohe AG, where he held various executive roles in sales andlalso regional manager roles since 2012. Most recently, he was CEO Lixil EMENA and Co-CEO Grohe AG. Prior employers also include Doorman Products Europe where he was General Manager International and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company where he was Sales Director, Nordics, Baltics and Iceland. In the years 2002–2005, Jonas worked for ECOLAB as Country Division Manager for Sweden and, before this, he spent 10 years at Masterfoods (MARS) in various international sales executive positions.
“I am delighted to welcome Jonas to Uponor to lead the next phase of our transformation in our Building Solutions – Europe division. He is a leader with a strong commercial focus and has a broad international experience. He has deep knowledge in the building materials market as well as wholesale / retail sales and working with strong brands. His entrepreneurial spirit and proven track record in building performing organizations and driving sales teams will be important in taking Uponor's Building Solutions business in Europe to the next level. I can’t wait to see what our amazing team in the region will accomplish under his leadership,” says Michael Rauterkus.
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Uponor is a leading global provider of solutions that efficiently and effectively move water through cities, buildings, and homes. We help customers in residential and commercial construction, municipalities, and utilities, be more productive – and continuously find new ways to conserve, manage and provide water responsibly, unlocking its potential to provide comfort, health, and efficiency. Our safe drinking water, energy-efficient radiant heating and cooling systems, and reliable infrastructure solutions are sold in more than 80 countries. Uponor employs about 3,750 professionals in 26 countries in Europe and North America. In 2022, the company’s net sales totalled approximately €1.4 billion. Uponor Corporation is based in Finland and listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. www.uponorgroup.com