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Current Change in the Kludi Management

Can Yildirim leaves the company at his own request

Menden (23.05.2024). A current change in Kludi management is imminent: Can Yildirim (40), Managing Director Operations, has decided to leave Kludi GmbH & Co. KG on August 31, 2024, to pursue new professional challenges. Initially, Can Yildirim was responsible for the "Supply Chain Management" and "Operations" areas as a business manager at Kludi, before being appointed COO of the Sauerland faucet specialist last August. "We thank Mr. Can Yildirim for having prepared and implemented essential strategic and operational decisions for the realignment of the company and the Kludi brand over the past three years," jointly stated Kludi's two managing directors, Frank Holtmann-Wibberich and Harald Hotop. "We are confident that we will be able to fill the position with a qualified candidate as soon as possible," the management team concluded.

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Kludi – The Shape of Water

Kludi GmbH & Co. KG - founded in 1926 in the Sauerland region of Germany - stands for almost 100 years of experience in the development and manufacture of high-quality fittings for bathrooms and kitchens. This tradition as a fittings specialist has given rise to the claim that Kludi products combine excellent "German quality", maximum functionality, innovative technologies and first-class design in a unique way. Time and again, Kludi has given important impetus to developments in the bathroom and kitchen with pioneering solutions. Around 170 inventions and over 100 patents can be attributed to the medium-sized company with headquarters in Menden - as well as numerous renowned design and innovation awards. Among other things, Kludi was named one of the "TOP 100 Innovators" in the German SME sector in 2022.

The Kludi family includes around 750 employees in sales and production companies in Europe and Asia. In addition to the fully integrated main plant in Menden, Kludi manufactures its fittings in Hornstein/Austria and Diósd/Hungary as well as in Ras Al Khaimah/United Arab Emirates. From there, they are exported to over 100 countries. Kludi has been part of the RAK Ceramics Group since 2022.