Stefan Kükenhöhner becomes Chief Sales Officer (CSO) at Parador
Coesfeld, September 2019 – In the newly created function of Chief Sales Officer (CSO), Stefan Kükenhöhner is taking over the management of the Sales and Product Management divisions with immediate effect as a member of the now three-member Executive Board. He will be responsible for the Group's entire worldwide sales and product management for the company's existing product portfolio. The focus of his activities will be on expanding growth in established markets, further internationalisation and the development of new sales channels and customer segments.
Stefan Kükenhöhner has many years of experience in comparable functions in Parador's industry-related environment. Born in East Westphalia, Stefan Kükenhöhner was previously Managing Director of the Franke Group and responsible for the management of Franke GmbH in Bad Säckingen. Prior to this, he spent 17 years in the management of the Hettich Group, where he played a key role as managing director and division head in Germany and abroad.
With the newly created position of CSO, Parador is now even more focused on the market, the requirements of its trading partners and active change in the market environment. "I am delighted that in Stefan Kükenhöhner we have been able to recruit an experienced "internationaliser" as well as a manager with extensive knowledge and strong leadership skills for our company," says Lubert Winnecken, CEO of Parador.
The management team now consists of Lubert Winnecken (CEO), Hendrik Voss (CTO) and Stefan Kükenhöhner (CSO).