James McArdle was named managing director of Fissler USA. McArdle had served as interim managing director since July 2020.
Under McArdle’s leadership, Fissler has focused on expanding its premium product lines and strengthening its supply chain and systems, including upgraded warehousing and customer support. Fissler specializes in German-made, premium cookware under such brands as Original-Profi Collection, Pure-Profi Collection and Adamant lines; stovetop pressure cookers under and Vitaquick and Vitavit Premium.
“After a record year in 2020, we go into 2021 in stock and ready to ship, with a strong product line-up and upgraded logistics,” McArdle said. “Plus, we’re optimistic about consumer demand and an acceleration of our upward sales trends.
Before joining Fissler, McArdle held executive positions with such luxury brands as Tumi and Stokke.