OSHKOSH, Wis. — Commercial and industrial laundry equipment manufacturer Girbau, parent company of Girbau North America, has appointed Serge Joris as its president.
Joris’ professional career spanning over 25 years includes working internationally in critical roles at companies in the technology and industry sectors. His appointment comes as a result of a drive to bolster the management team at Girbau and promote the company’s growth, Girbau says.
Pere Girbau and Mercé Girbau, current CEOs and the third generation in the family business based in Vic, Spain, will remain in their roles, focusing on developing strategy, new technologies, innovation and sustainability.
Girbau North America is the largest of 16 subsidiaries within the Girbau Group. Girbau North America’s brands include Continental Girbau, Express Laundry Center, Girbau Industrial, Sports Laundry Systems, OnePress Ironers and Poseidon Textile Care Systems.
Girbau laundry products are marketed throughout 100 countries worldwide and meet rigorous environmental and safety standards established by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO); Girbau holds both ISO9001 and ISO4001 certifications.