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Dr. Tobias Gerfin Named CEO Of Kuhn Rikon AG

Wednesday December 11th, 2013 - 11:12AM


Dr. Tobias Gerfin

Kuhn Rikon has announced that it has appointed Dr. Tobias Gerfin as the new chief executive officer of Kuhn Rikon AG (Switzerland).

Gerfin aims to build the Kuhn Rikon brand and expand its global presence and production of world-renowned Duromatic Pressure Cookers, specialty cookware, cutlery, Safety LidLifters and award-winning Cook's Tools, the company said.

Gerfin, a PhD scientist with both German and Swiss citizenship, has international experience and business knowledge, the company said. Before joining Kuhn Rikon AG, he worked as the chairman of the management board at Stoll Giroflex AG, a Swiss office chair manufacturer, and as a director as Glas Trösch Intériur, a company specializing in glass architecture and manufacturing.

Kuhn Rikon AG is a family-owned company in Rikon, Switzerland with subsidiaries in Great Britain, Spain and the U.S. (U.S. headquarters are in Novato, CA). The company currently offers its products in more than 40 countries worldwide.