Pierre Fornet appointed as President of Gilbarco Veeder-Root EMEA and ANZ

Pierre Fornet appointed as President of Gilbarco Veeder-Root EMEA and ANZ

Basildon, 06/05/2014 – In this role, Pierre will be responsible for Gilbarco Veeder-Root’s businesses in Europe, Russia, the Middle East, Africa, Australia and New Zealand.

Pierre has been with Danaher Corporation, Gilbarco Veeder-Root’s parent company, for over five years, and for the past two years was President, Gilbarco Veeder-Root Asia Pacific. Under Pierre’s leadership, the Asia Pacific business saw significant growth and the successful roll out of strategic programs to support business development. In addition, Gilbarco Veeder-Root’s Pingu facility in China was awarded Most Improved Danaher plant in Asia.

Pierre commented: “I am extremely excited about this new role and look forward to working with the teams and meeting our customers across the regions. From what I have witnessed so far, our associates across EMEA and ANZ bring with them a tremendous level of engagement and passion for the business, which is reflected across their dealings with our customers. With this commitment, I am certain that we can continue to deliver the reliable and comprehensive range of solutions that our customers have come to expect. I look forward to working closely with all our associates to grow and develop the business over the coming years.”

For more information contact:
Helen Mayes
Senior Marketing Communications Executive
+44 (0) 1268 533090

About Gilbarco Veeder-Root

Gilbarco Veeder-Root is a global market leader in fuelling and payment systems for retail fuelling and adjacent markets. With a universal range, global reach, deep-rooted expertise and superior customer service, Gilbarco Veeder-Root is committed to building better business for its customers. By understanding the challenges that our customers face, we are able to meet their needs with adaptable and expandable solutions.

Our range of solutions are designed to maximise uptime and profitability. These include:

  • Pumps & Dispensers - An unparalleled range of robust, reliable, accurate and secure technology.
  • Wetstock Management - Smart solutions to enable the total control of wetstock monitoring, consolidation and reconciliation.
  • Retail Solutions - A comprehensive selection of POS, BOS and HOS for retail forecourts.
  • Business Support - Onsite and remote service and support designed to protect assets and drive operational efficiency.

The Gilbarco Veeder-Root group of companies has manufacturing, sales, distribution, and service locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and the Pacific Rim. It is headquartered in Greensboro, NC, with manufacturing and research and development centres in Germany, Italy, UK, Denmark, U.S., India, Argentina, Brazil, China, Australia and Mexico. The European, Middle East and Africa headquarters is based in Basildon, United Kingdom with the Australia and New Zealand headquarters located in Sydney, Australia.