Miele has appointed Yves Dalcourt as president of its Canada division. Dalcourt will succeed Jan Heck, who will move on to become the president of Miele USA after more than 17 years in the Canadian role.
“Bringing Dalcourt onboard as the new president was an easy decision,” said Axel Kniehl, executive director, marketing and sales, Miele. “As an industry veteran, Dalcourt brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, coupled with extensive experience with the Miele brand in Canada.”
Dalcourt was part of the Miele team from 2007 to 2012 as vp/sales. In this new role, Dalcourt will lead all strategic growth and development for the brand in the Canadian market.
Previously, Dalcourt was general manager of American Standard Brands Canada. Prior to this, he was vp/home appliances at LG Electronics. His experience also encompasses roles at Mars Canada, Black & Decker and Procter & Gamble.
“I am extremely honored to have been given this opportunity,” said Dalcourt. “With Mr. Heck’s leadership, the company has grown exponentially over the last decade and I’m thrilled and looking forward to what the next few years will bring.”