Groupe SEB has made several changes to its executive leadership team in the Americas.
Greg Cairo, current president and general manager of Groupe SEB USA, is being promoted to vp/Northern Latin America. This promotion will take effect on October 1. Additionally, Walter Lehneis joined the company to assume Cairo’s former role as president and general manager of Groupe SEB USA. Lehneis started his employment on July 16.
In his new role, Cairo will oversee the Groupe SEB businesses in Columbia and Mexico. He will succeed Xavier Desmoutier who is concluding his position within the Americas and returning to Europe. Cairo has been with Groupe SEB for more than eight years.
Lehneis comes to Groupe SEB from Newell Brands where he most recently held the position of global svp and general manager, Newell appliances and cookware.