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Martin Zouhar named Executive Vice President Seb Professional PCM and Hotel at Wmf

GEISLINGEN/STEIGE, Germany – On September 1, 2021, Martin Zouhar (50) has taken over as new ‘Executive Vice President SEB Professional PCM and Hotel’ of WMF’s coffee machine and hotel business and is thus responsible for the WMF, Schaerer, Curtis and HEPP brands in the Professional Business.

As a member of the WMF Executive Leadership Team and the Executive Committee of Groupe SEB (ComEx), Martin Zouhar will report directly to CEO Oliver Kastalio. He will succeed Johan Van Riet, who is leaving the company at his own request. With its brands, WMF is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of fully automatic coffee machines and a premium supplier in the hotel business.

Martin Zouhar joined Groupe SEB, WMF’s parent company, in 2000 and served as general manager for the markets of Central Europe, the UK and Eurasia, among others. Most recently, he held the role of Executive Vice President in charge of Groupe SEB’s markets in North and Central America.

“I am delighted that we have gained Martin Zouhar, a proven strategist with a great deal of experience in the international arena, whom I know well and hold in very high esteem from my work on the Executive Committee of Groupe SEB. Under his leadership, we can continue our ambitious growth course in the coffee machine and hotel business at an international level,” says CEO Oliver Kastalio.