CPLG outlines EU restructure with key promotions

To help support the business’ rapid growth, CPLG has announced key changes to its management team in Europe.

Joachim Knoedler (pictured), currently MD of CPLG Germany, will take on the additional responsibility of heading up CPLG France, following the newly created role of MD Central Europe.

Elsewhere, Concetta Galani has been promoted to commercial director for CPLG France, while Clementine Goutaine has also been promoted to retail and marketing director of CPLG France.

In addition, Romina Ivanisevic has been promoted to commercial director of CPLG Germany and Sven Burscher has been named retail and marketing director, Germany. Plus, Slawek Ekiert, has also received a promotion to commercial director, CPLG Nordic and CEE.

Lastly, Virginie Kleinclaus-Renard, current MD of CPLG France, has decided to step down from her position, leaving the company.

Peter Byrne, CEO of CPLG, said: “As our business continues to grow in Europe we have continued to build and develop our own in-house talent and these changes enable us to consolidate our European footprint and position us strongly for the next stages of growth.”

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