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Axel Stoiber to manage sales in Central Europe

Kludi reorganises management for important market region

Fittings specialist Kludi ( has appointed Axel Stoiber to oversee market development in the Central Europe sales region with immediate effect and as sole director. With this appointment, the management team at the manufacturer of premium bathroom and kitchen fittings is responding to the announcement that the previous co-director Florian Schindler will leave the company at the end of the year to take up a management position at a sanitary wholesaler. “In the business world, it is perfectly normal for people to change their employer when they wish to take the next step in their career”, explains Julian Henco, Group CEO Executive Officer of Kludi. “Nevertheless, we will be sad to see Florian Schindler leave. His dedication helped put Kludi back on the path to growth.”

Born in Bavaria, Schindler joined Kludi in 2018 as the head of project sales. As he is moving to a different company within the sanitary industry, he has been relieved of his duties with immediate effect. Responsibility for the Austrian and Swiss markets, as well as the key customer business in the German home market, will be passed to Axel Stoiber as part of his overall management activities. “This will ensure a seamless transition that our customers will barely notice”, says Henco. “Working together with the regional sales teams, we will continue intensifying our activities in these markets.”

Kludi – The Sauerland-based fittings specialist

Kludi GmbH & Co. KG, a family business founded in Germany’s Sauerland region in 1926, represents almost 100 years of experience in the development and manufacture of high-quality bathroom and kitchen fittings. As a long-established fittings specialist, we are committed to producing products that combine outstanding ‘Made in Germany’ manufacturing quality, maximum functionality, innovative technologies and top-class design in a unique way. Kludi has never ceased to drive product development within the bathroom and kitchen sectors with its groundbreaking solutions. The Menden-based SME has some 170 inventions and 100 patents to its name, as well as numerous prestigious design and innovation awards. In 2022, Kludi was named one of the TOP 100 Innovators in the German SME sector.

Kludi is committed to responsible sales. Forming mutually respectful commercial relationships, Kludi is a reliable partner in the HVAC and skilled trade industries, working in association with these customers to develop solutions that make their working days significantly easier and ensure their future sustainability. These solutions include particularly installation-friendly products, a focused, clearly organised bathroom and kitchen portfolio, and innovative solutions that improve the efficiency of business processes.

The Kludi Group employs around 900 people in its sales and production companies, located in eleven different countries across Europe and Asia. Kludi fittings are manufactured in the company’s fully integrated main manufacturing site in Menden, as well as in Hornstein (Austria), Diósd (Hungary) and Ras Al Khaimah (United Arab Emirates). From here, they are exported to over 100 different countries around the world.

You can find out more about Kludi, the Sauerland-based fittings specialist, at