Laurent Jacquemin joined Ariston Thermo in 1992, covering different positions within the Group over the last 25 years: from product management to commercial responsibilities, from country management to global responsibility related to several regions and company business units.
Over the course of his career, Laurent Jacquemin has distinguished himself as a leader with strong values, who has been able to execute important changes and to contribute significantly to the development of the Group, supporting the company’s growth both in terms of results and in terms of quality. Laurent Jacquemin successfully guided, for example, the definition and implementation of important growth plans in Europe and in China; the creation of the brand Elco; the acquisition and successful integration of different realities such as Atag Heating in the Netherlands and Gastech in Denmark.
Leonardo Senni, who has covered the role in the last three years by ensuring the strengthening of the solidity of Ariston Thermo, as well as its growth in terms of size and quality, will take on the position of Managing Director of Merloni Holding.
"The appointment of Laurent Jacquemin as CEO of Ariston Thermo confirms the willingness and the commitment to the valorisation of talents who will guarantee the company’s growth and will ensure future opportunities for development and for value creation for all stakeholders," said Paolo Merloni, Chairman of Ariston Thermo, "I would like to thank Leonardo Senni for his fundamental contribution to the strengthening of the Group over the last three years, being confident that he will bring the same value within Merloni Holding".
Ariston Thermo is a global leading company in the water heating and heating industry.
In 2016 the Group recorded a turnover of € 1.43 billion and sold 7 million products in over 150 countries; with 6,900 employees, 59 operating companies and 8 representative offices in 36 countries and 22 production sites in 13 countries. The Group offers a full range of products, systems and services, mostly under the brands Ariston, Elco, Chaffoteaux, Atag, Racold and NTI. Ariston Thermo shows its commitment to energy efficiency through the development of solutions based on renewable energy sources, such as solar thermal systems and heat pumps, the improvement of the efficiency of products such as boilers and water heaters and the continuous investment in innovation for the development of increasingly advanced connectivity systems. The goal of Ariston Thermo is to look at the future of thermic comfort, offering an optimal combination of quality, energy savings and care for the environment.
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