Joseph Liotine has been named President and Chief Operating Officer of Whirlpool Corporation. In this new role, he will be responsible for all global operations. “I’ve had the good fortune of working with Joe for many years – Whirlpool Chairman and CEO, Marc Bitzer said – and I’m continually impressed with his strategic thinking related to the everyday execution of our business. He’s an exceptional leader with a clear vision to exponentially grow our brands around the globe. During the past 18 months in particular, Joe has demonstrated his preparedness for this next step with outstanding results in North America during a very challenging time on every dimension”. Whirlpool also announced that Winn Everhart succeeds Liotine as the company’s Executive Vice President and President of the North America Region. “I have great confidence in both Joe’s and Winn’s ability to deliver on our mission of improving life at home for consumers around the world – Bitzer added -. We are very well positioned to make an even greater impact in the years to come with their leadership”.