Villeroy & Boch has announced that effective 1 October 2021, Bill Lippe will step into the role of president of dining & lifestyle Americas and chief executive officer of Villeroy & Boch USA, Inc.
He will be responsible for leading the Americas dining & lifestyle division, including the retail, B2B and hospitality channels and will report directly to Gabi Schupp, dining & lifestyle director at Villeroy & Boch.
With more than thirty years of leadership experience in the consumer goods industry, Bill has extensive experience developing sales channels, including department stores and specialty shops, and general management from several internationally positioned companies.
“We are very pleased to welcome Bill at Villeroy & Boch. Thanks to his wide experience in different areas and his great knowledge of the North American market, we are sure that he is the right person to successfully further expand our presence in the Americas region”, says Gabi Schupp, dining & lifestyle Ddrector at Villeroy & Boch.
Villeroy & Boch’s Americas region includes the US, Canada and Latin America. The US and Canada make up one of Villeroy & Boch’s largest e-commerce markets for the dining & lifestyle division.