Christian Buhl, the successor to Albert M. Baehny, takes up his new role as CEO on 1 January 2015.
Geberit takes over the Finnish Sanitec Group, Europe’s leading provider of ceramic appliances. The total value of the transaction, which was announced in October 2014, amounts to 1.29 billion Swiss francs. The Sanitec Group is home to well-known brands such as Keramag, Ifö, Kolo, Allia and Pozzi-Ginori.
The opening of the new plant in Ruše (SI) is celebrated.
The groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion of the Geberit Logistics Center in Pfullendorf takes place in April 2015. The new halls will be ready to use in spring 2017.
Geberit makes an appearance at Expo Milano as a co-sponsor of the Swiss pavilion.
As part of the social project, eight apprentices install a complete toilet facility for the Cottonlands Primary School in South Africa.
Major product launches in 2015:
- Geberit shower channel CleanLine
- Keramag bathroom series Smyle
- Geberit remote flush actuators type 01 and type 10
- Geberit sanitary flush unit