Robert Kerber Formally Announces Retirement, Sales Team To Undergo Updates
For nearly 100 years, Le Creuset has been a pioneer in colorful cookware, tableware and gifts as well as exciting and delighting consumers across the globe. As the brand looks ahead to the next 100 years, it’s announcing the following changes.
After more than 11 years with Le Creuset, Robert “Bob” Kerber, Vice President of Sales, has formally announced his retirement, which will take effect on March 31, 2024. During Bob’s storied tenure, he has been a business leader, a navigator toward continuous growth, a tireless brand ambassador, and a champion of his people and the relationships he forged across the industry.
Following Bob’s decision to retire, Le Creuset has taken the opportunity to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness with which its customers are serviced in the ever-changing commercial landscape. With this in mind, the brand is pleased to announce the following sales team updates:
Mike Gerardi and Kristie Yahn have been promoted to Directors of Account Management
- Lyndsay Bradford-Giradot will report into Kristie
- Sherri Nitschke will report into Mike
- Jamie Ward will matrix report into both Mike and Kristie
- Boyd Beasley will lead Independent Retailer customers nationwide with Trish Ranallo and Dave Bois
- Todd Densley will co-lead Digital Accounts with Megan Dixon and an account manager to-be-named
- Kathryn “Kate” Marty will continue to lead Special Markets with Cami Novak and the newly appointed Afef Bouchrika
The sales team will report directly to Christopher Scinto, who was named Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales back in March of this year, until a successor to Bob is named.
“People are at the heart of our organization, and it's their dedication that has made Le Creuset the cookware brand and partner of choice, now and for many years to come,” said Greg Cairo, CEO, Le Creuset. “We are eternally grateful to Bob for his years of service and wish him a happy and fulfilling retirement. I also congratulate my colleagues on their new roles and am excited to see the growth toward which they will undoubtedly lead our company.”
ABOUT LE CREUSET
For nearly a century, Le Creuset has been creating joy in the kitchen and beyond as the first in colorful cookware, the finest in quality and design and the favorite for generations. Le Creuset is honored to share in the meals, memories and traditions made by food lovers around the world with its unrivaled selection of bold, rich colors in a range of finishes and materials. To learn more about Le Creuset, visit www.LeCreuset.com or follow on social media @LeCreuset.