Key Note Speaker - David Haines MD & CEO of Grohe Holding GmbH

Dear all,

 “ Grohe AG – A Success Story ! ”

I am delighted to invite you to our September Event where our key note speaker will be Mr David Haines, Chief Executive of Grohe AG.

David J. Haines has been Managing Director of Grohe Holding GmbH and Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Management Board of Grohe AG since 2004. He was instrumental in the successful restructuring and transformation of GROHE in the years 2005 to 2008. Also, during the economic crisis in 2009, the new business model of GROHE focusing on profitable growth and innovation, cash, state- of-the-art production and cost management proved to be resilient.

Today, the company is the leading premium brand in water technology and a true global market leader with profitable growth. Grohe is winning market shares in many regions, with a strong exposure to growth markets. In 2011, GROHE acquired a controlling stake in Joyou AG, the market leader in China with 4,000 stores, giving the company a second global brand and allowing Grohe to benefit from the excellent growth prospects in this market. Mr. Haines serves as a member of the Supervisory Boards of

Joyou Grohe Holding AG and Joyou AG. Grohe AG is a well documented successful private equity financed industrial company.
David J. Haines served Vodafone Group plc as Global Marketing Director between 2000 and 2004. Starting 1998 he was Deputy Division President of The Coca Cola Company Germany. From 1989 to 1998, Mr Haines held a number of executive positions with Mars Incorporated, including CEO of Mars Inc. in Sweden and President of Mars in the C.I.S.

As of 2012, David J. Haines is a Non-Executive Director of Imperial Tobacco, a FTSE top 20 company, where he serves on Audit, Remcom and Nomination Committees. Mr Haines was Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Vimpelcom A/O, the NYSE listed leading Russian mobile phone operator, for 3 years.
David J. Haines holds first class honours degrees from the University of Greenwich, London.

Further details about our event are as follows:- 

Date of Event:

Tuesday 3rd September 2013 commencing at 7.00pm prompt. 

Dress Code: Smart Business Suit

The event will be held at :-

Grohe AG Feldmühleplatz 15 Oberkassel
40545 Düsseldorf


Members/Members Partner : Non Members:

Payable on the evening.

10 euros 15 euros

The price includes ALL drinks and finger food. Receipts will be available on the evening.

If you would like to attend then please confirm by email stating your name to thelma.matuk@t-

We look forward to seeing you then. Best wishes

Thelma Matuk

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