Fabio Colombo, HR Senior Director EMEA e Business HR and People Strategy Whirlpool Corporation, nella sede di Whirlpool in via Pisacane a Pero (Milano), 20 luglio 2022.ANSA/MOURAD BALTI TOUATI

Whirlpool Corporation Announces Fabio Colombo as New Vice President Human Resources for its EMEA Business

Fabio Colombo is the new Vice President Human Resources of Whirlpool Corporation for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA region).

With the accountability of this role, he will report to Gilles Morel, EMEA President and Executive Vice President and will join the Global HR leadership team reporting to Carey Martin, Executive Vice President of Global Human Resources.

In Whirlpool since 2014, he has held various HR roles across the organisation, including Senior Manager of Industrial Operations and Trade unions at the Cassinetta site (Italy), then HR Senior Manager of the Whirlpool-Indesit integration in the commercial areas of the West Cluster.

Subsequently, he has contributed as HR Director UK and Ireland, moving to the United Kingdom, to support the market turnaround. In 2019, he returned to Italy in the EMEA Headquarters as Business HR Director for regional commercial Market Operations in 32 markets.

He has recently held the role of Business HR Senior Director contributing to design and implement the HR strategy and strategic projects for the region.

“I am proud to continue being part of the Group by opening a new chapter in my career,” said Fabio Colombo. “Among many areas of excellence, Whirlpool stands out for its work environment, strategy, quality of leaders and excellent practices in selecting and onboarding talents within the organisation. I am happy to continue giving my contribution to strengthen the importance of the HR function in achieving the strategic development and well-being objectives of the entire organisation”.

Before joining Whirlpool Corporation, Fabio Colombo held various roles of increasing responsibility as HR Business Partner, Center of Excellence and HR operations in corporations such as PPG Industries, Air Liquide and Lamberti Chemicals, both in Italy and abroad.

Fabio holds an Executive MBA from HEC Paris, a Masters in Human Resources and Strategy from the LIUC University and a Bachelor of Human Sciences from the Catholic University of Milan.

He is also a member of the committee of the “Human Resource Business Leader” path of the Polimi Graduate School of Management of the Milan Polytechnic, as well as an active participant in the most important local forums and associations to support the strategic development of Human Resources.


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  1. Fabio Colombo, Vice President Human Resources EMEA, Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and Yummly. In 2021, the company reported approximately $22 billion in annual sales, 69,000 employees and 54 manufacturing and technology research centers. Additional information about the company can be found at WhirlpoolCorp.com.

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