MONROE, NJ—Lisa Knierim is the new president (CEO) Americas at Villeroy & Boch, effective June 22, following the retirement of Bernard Reuter.
In this position, she is responsible for the entire sales and the marketing divisions of bath and wellness and tableware, both for retail business and B2B for hotels and restaurants, including promotions and incentives.
Before Villeroy & Boch, Knierim was responsible for home and beauty as VP at Panasonic. Other roles include various positions at Jarden, Black & Decker and Westpoint Stevens. She was also the CEO at Alcohoot NYC as well as GM at Wilton Industries Brands.
Villeroy & Boch has been active in the Americas region for more than 45 years. In 2015, the Americas contributed over $57 million to company sales. The U.S. and Canada also make up one of Villeroy & Boch’s largest Ecommerce markets.