Dominique, who previously held senior posts within the Knauf Group and Knauf Insulation, takes over the company’s leadership from Jean-Claude Carlin who is stepping down after five years.
Knauf Group General Partner Alexander Knauf says: “The Knauf Group Management is delighted to welcome Dominique to this exciting role. He is an exceptional leader who knows our business extremely well. We are confident he will build on the outstanding results Jean-Claude and the company has achieved in recent years.”
Dominique joined Knauf Insulation in Belgium in 2003 and two years later was appointed Regional Managing Director for Eastern Europe, a position he held until 2017. Since 2018 he has been in the Knauf Group Management responsible for the Knauf Gypsum’s region of Western Europe, South America and Israel.
Dominique, who will be again based at Knauf Insulation’s Headquarters in Visé, Belgium, says: “I am thrilled to return to Knauf Insulation. I have always admired the company’s culture of entrepreneurship and make-it-happen customer centricity as well as the passion and commitment of its people."
“Jean-Claude, the management team and everyone at Knauf Insulation should be exceptionally proud of what has been achieved in recent years. I am now looking forward to maximising this success to create exciting new opportunities in the future — a future defined by our leadership and innovation For A Better World.”
Dominique is a French citizen, married with three children.
About Knauf Insulation
Knauf Insulation products save energy, cut emissions and make sure buildings are good for the environment and keep people healthy, safe and well.
With over 40 years of experience in the insulation industry, we now employ more than 5,500 people across more than 40 countries with 27 manufacturing sites in 15 countries.
Knauf Insulation is part of the Knauf Group which has around 35,000 employees worldwide with more than 250 factories in over 90 countries and sales of 10.5 billion Euro (in 2020). The Knauf Group was founded in 1932 and remains an independent family-owned company driven by the values of Partnership, Commitment, Entrepreneurship and Menschlichkeit (humanity).