BRISTOL, Penn.—Lenox CEO Mads Ryder is stepping down and returning to Europe and can be succeeded by Bob Burbank, a client merchandise government.
Ryder, who has held the highest place for the previous two years, introduced his departure on the finish of a Lenox digital market presentation held earlier this afternoon.
Burbank can be liable for managing the Lenox Company manufacturers, which embrace Lenox, Dansk and the just lately acquired Hampton Forge. Further focus can be positioned on the provider and retail degree to proceed to spend money on its model fairness, mentioned the corporate, which is owned by Centre Lane Companions.
Burbank has held senior management roles, together with CEO, senior vp and international common supervisor, at Burton, Cannondale and G-Kind Safety. He has a background in product improvement, operations, gross sales and advertising and marketing.
Ryder’s departure is efficient April 21, when he’ll be part of the Lenox board and return to his native Denmark.
“It has been the consideration of my lifetime to work with Lenox,” mentioned Ryder in a press release. “The folks and tradition of the corporate—and this nation—are wonderful and galvanizing. Collectively we have now laid the muse for one more 130 years for Lenox and I sit up for persevering with to be part of this wonderful story as a part of the board.”
Ryder additionally introduced that former Villeroy & Boch President and CEO Lucas Updegraph has been named chief income officer at Lenox.
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