Marc Bitzer has been president of Whirlpool North America and Whirlpool Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) since April 2013. Prior to this assignment, he served as president of Whirlpool North America beginning in January 2010.
Previously, Bitzer was president of U.S. operations from January 2009 to January 2010. Bitzer joined Whirlpool Europe in 1999 as vice president, Bauknecht brand group. He became senior vice president, marketing sales and services, Whirlpool Europe, in 2000 and was named president of Whirlpool Europe in January 2006. Before joining Whirlpool Europe, Bitzer worked for eight years at the Boston Consulting Group in Munich and Toronto, and was named vice president in 1999.
Bitzer earned both his MBA and doctorate from the St. Gallen Graduate School of Business, Economics and Law in Switzerland.