kb-network    News 25 May 2017

Italian Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni, officially opens Whirlpool’s new EMEA Milan headquarters

Paolo Gentiloni, Italy’s Prime Minister, has officially opened the new headquarters of Whirlpool EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) in Pero, Milan.

Designed to accommodate more than 600 employees from 28 different countries in a modern and collaborative working environment, the new headquarters’ building is full of the latest technology.

Commenting on the Italian Prime Minister’s recent visit, Whirlpool’s EMEA president and Corporation executive vice president, Esther Berrozpe Galindo stated “The Prime Minister’s visit is a great honour for us at a very important time for Whirlpool EMEA in Italy.

“In addition to the new headquarters, in the last few years we have invested $500 million into product innovation, state of the art industrial processes and ongoing training for our employees.”

However, the company’s successful openings do not end there!

Whirlpool EMEA has also opened the ‘World of Whirlpool’ flagship showroom in Milan – showcasing the world’s most advanced home appliance technology and design.

The unique 500 metre squared showroom displays over 150 products from the Whirlpool Corporation’s four major European brands: KitchenAid, Whirlpool, Hotpoint and Indesit.

Commenting on the second launch, Norb Schmidt, vice president for Whirlpool EMEA, stated “The ‘World of Whirlpool’ is a new exciting space where we can share the experience of our brands and products. The environment has been conceived as an immersive experience that allows guests to explore, live and experience our brands’ products through interactive content, show cooking and ‘edutainment’ activities.”

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