BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — Maytag® and Whirlpool® Commercial Laundry recently appointed Robert English as general manager of Global Commercial Laundry at Whirlpool Corp.
English’s responsibilities include managing the ongoing business strategy and overseeing marketing and sales, product development, quality, parts and service components of the commercial laundry business unit.
“Whirlpool Corp. recognizes the commercial laundry business is very different from the residential side and is dedicating special resources to ensure its continued success,” says Wes Pringle, vice president strategic business units at Whirlpool. “Bob’s recent appointment is part of a strategic process to support our customers and position the company to become the leader in the commercial laundry industry.”
Previously director of Commercial Laundry in 2000, English’s most recent role included managing Whirlpool’s laundry and refrigeration sales and marketing efforts with Lowe’s.