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SCHOCK North America, a wholly owned subsidiary of Regen, Germany-based SCHOCK GmbH, a world market leader and inventor of quartz/granite composite kitchen sinks, has named Marc Nover as CEO. In this role, Nover will be responsible for leading all aspects of the business in North America, including developing strategic direction and fueling a corporate-wide initiative of significant growth.
Nover brings more than 30 years of experience in the kitchen and bath manufacturing industry to SCHOCK, most recently spending 12 years as president of Blanco America. He also served as general manager of Villeroy and Boch USA for four years and was with American Standard for 15 years, where he served as vice president of sales for the last four. Nover earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
“Marc is a seasoned executive with extensive experience in the market, as well as our specific kitchen sink category,” said Ralf Boberg, CEO of Schock GmbH. “We are very pleased to hire Marc as our North American CEO, and we’re looking forward to significant future growth in the division under his proven leadership.”
Peter Shim, COO of SCHOCK NA, will continue in his role, reporting to Nover.
“I am extremely excited to join SCHOCK and look forward to working with Peter and the team in Germany to grow the North American business substantially,” Nover said. “SCHOCK has a rich history of leadership, innovation, sustainability and quality, and we’ll continue to build on that with groundbreaking, beautiful new products in the North American market well into the future.”