Strategic Realignment of Global Sales

Closer to the Customer with the BLANCO UNIT

BLANCO UNIT Kitchen Sink Faucet and Organizer

LUMBERTON, NJ, September 2022 —The BLANCO Group global sales force will undergo strategic realignment as of September. Under the leadership of Hans Nasemann, the division will operate as Global Markets, and its operational work will focus on the core regions of EMEA, North America and Asia-Pacific.
BLANCO CEO Frank Gfrörer sees this as another step towards intensifying the marketing of the BLANCO UNIT worldwide: "We are the pioneers for the system solution at the kitchen water place. With this strategic reorientation of our global sales team, we have created the conditions that will enable us to support our customers and partners even better in marketing the BLANCO UNIT locally. I am pleased that we have been able to recruit Hans Nasemann for this important task. He is an experienced colleague with an international profile."

Satisfy local needs, intensify collaboration

After holding positions at Miele, WMF, Bosch and Electrolux in Europe and Asia, Hans Nasemann managed BLANCO’s Asian business as Managing Director from 2018. Together with his team, he has played a key role in the planning of the new sales organization and, above all, wants to intensify closeness to market partners and make collaboration with relevant business areas in the company more effective.

"More than ever, our motto is: think globally, act locally. We want to provide strong support for our partners in positioning the BLANCO premium brand in the best possible way under local market conditions. We will also put our collaboration with colleagues from the Global Products and Global Brand Marketing divisions on a new footing so that we can use a holistic approach to offer the BLANCO UNIT even more effectively," said Hans Nasemann about his new tasks.

Hans Nasemman - Global Marketing BLANCO

Global brand, regional organization, local implementation

The Global Markets division comprises the EMEA, North America and Asia-Pacific regions with corresponding regional managers. Their task is to adapt global concepts and approaches regionally and to manage the sales teams in the individual markets. The Global Markets team is complemented by technical customer service and parts of Market Development.

Garth Wallin, CEO of BLANCO NORTH AMERICA

The North America region will continue to be managed by Garth Wallin who has been with the company for 8 years. For Garth Wallin taking local market conditions into account is an important success factor: "I am convinced that we need to customize our market development much more. With this set-up, we have created the conditions required to do this and I look forward to working with colleagues from the other regions."

Learn more about the BLANCO UNIT here.

About BLANCO

With BLANCO, kitchen chores are transformed to be sources of joyful moments. BLANCO is the premium brand for the well-thought-out kitchen water hub in residential homes. At its core, the BLANCO UNIT is based on three founding pillars: “Drink, Prep, Clean” and is characterized by a wide array of seamless combinations of sinks, high-end faucets, water optimization solutions, complementary accessories and organization systems. This range of product and the design, color and material options, make it easy for every kitchen lover to find their perfectly customized UNIT at BLANCO.

Founded over 95 years ago, the company is now an internationally recognized premium brand for the kitchen water hub. With subsidiaries in Europe, North America and APAC, plus its trading partners, BLANCO has a presence in about 100 countries all over the world and offers its customers a portfolio that is perfectly tailored to consumer needs. The company headquarters and key production sites in support of North American demand are in Southwest Germany and Canada.

Established in 1925 by Heinrich Blanc, BLANCO is part of BLANC & FISCHER Family Holding. BLANCO America and BLANCO Canada have proudly served the North American market for over 30 years.

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