David Meyerowitz, CEO of Haier UK & Ireland, has announced he will retire and leave the company on 31 December 2023 – he has spent 33 years at the company.
Mr Meyerowitz will move to a new Strategic Advisor, UK & Ireland role to support the transition of a new Managing Director UK & Ireland which will be Neil Tunstall.
David Meyerowitz said: “I am filled with a profound sense of gratitude and nostalgia. This experience, which began so many years ago, has been nothing short of extraordinary. It has been a journey of growth, of learning, of overcoming challenges, and of forging life-long connections. My sincere thanks and appreciation goes to all my colleagues, mentors, customers, suppliers, press and community representatives, both past and present.”
During his long service, Mr Meyerowitz has been involved in four UK/Ireland mergers and acquisitions His communication of clear, ambitious visions and strategies along with his deep experience in commercial deployment to ensure effective execution have been instrumental in delivering sustainable growth.
Jean Pascal Rey, Chief Commercial Officer of Haier Europe, said: “I would like to thank David for his long service and considerable contribution to the UK & Irish operations where David has played a key role in the significant growth and success of the UK & Irish business over many years.”
David Meyerowitz added: “I am leaving the business in the capable hands of those that will continue the 1Vision journey to become the home appliances number one in the UK and Ireland. I have no doubt that the brands, customers, and colleagues will continue to deliver great success together in the future. I look forward to watching on and to meeting when our paths cross again. Meanwhile continue to Dream, Believe, Achieve.”
Mr Tunstall will takeover the vacant position, he is an internationally experienced business leader with a strong marketing and commercial background and a proven track record of success across complex consumer goods markets.
Mr Tunstall said: “I am delighted to join Haier UK & Ireland and continue the great work and vision set out by David. I am extremely excited to work with the leadership team to continue to execute the companies five-year plan and carry on the great work by the team to drive profitability and business growth and the long-term success of the company.”
“We all would like to wish David a long and happy retirement when he leaves the Company at the end of the year,” added Mr Pascal Rey.