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March 15, 2013

Whirlpool has appointed Esther Berrozpe as president of the company's Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region and to the company's executive Committee.

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — Whirlpool  has appointed Esther Berrozpe as president of the company's Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region and to the company's executive Committee. Berrozpe is currently VP European markets for the company's EMEA region.

"Esther is a proven global leader at Whirlpool Corp. Her experience in both Europe and North America is strong, and she is well-suited to lead our European business," said Jeff Fettig, chairman and CEO of Whirlpool Corp.

February 7, 2013

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. -- Whirlpool Corporation (WHR) and Harbor Habitat for Humanity have completed construction on the homes built in partnership with Tynisha Murphy and the Patterson family, dedicating the homes in a ceremony that took place Dec. 8. The builds took place on side-by-side lots in the Harbor Shores community of Benton Harbor. 

November 11, 2011

BENTON HARBOR — Whirlpool Corp. is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a number of local events and recognition of employees throughout the world.

April 25, 2011

Whirlpool announced that it has launched a virtual showroom to showcase its latest products.

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. -- Whirlpool announced that it has launched a virtual showroom to showcase its latest products. The showroom, which can be accessed at https://vts.inxpo.com/Launch/Event.htm?ShowKey=3631, is modeled after the company's flagship brand and product experience center in Chicago's Reid Murdoch Center. 

March 14, 2011

The economic downturn has been especially tough on the Midwestern region of the United States, but now Meijer is bringing some renewed hope to the area with news it will invest more than $75 million in a major remodel project for stores in Michigan and Ohio, with eight Michigan stores benefiting from this new initiative.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- The economic downturn has been especially tough on the Midwestern region of the United States, but now Meijer is bringing some renewed hope to the area with news it will invest more than $75 million in a major remodel project for stores in Michigan and Ohio, with eight Michigan stores benefiting from this new initiative. The announcement was made by Hank Meijer, co-chairman and CEO of the company.

February 3, 2011

Whirlpool has introduced an induction cooktop that can boil water up to 52% faster when using the product's "boost" element, the company reported.

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. -- Whirlpool has introduced an induction cooktop that can boil water up to 52% faster when using the product's "boost" element, the company reported. In addition, the cooktop only generates heat to the cookware it touches making it more efficient and easier to clean than earlier Whirlpool models.

The Whirlpoolinduction cooktop (model GCI3061XB) is available at retailers nationwide with an MSRP of $1,349.

February 2, 2011

Whirlpool Corporation announced fourth-quarter net earnings of $171 million, or $2.19 per diluted share, compared with $95 million, or $1.24 per diluted share reported during the same period last year.

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. -- Whirlpool Corporation announced fourth-quarter net earnings of $171 million, or $2.19 per diluted share, compared with $95 million, or $1.24 per diluted share reported during the same period last year.  Fourth-quarter adjusted diluted earnings per share totaled $2.11 compared with $1.67 in the prior year.  Sales of $5 billion increased 4% from the fourth quarter of 2009.

Fourth-quarter operating profit totaled $202 million compared with $199 million in the prior year.  

December 8, 2010

Benton Harbor, Mich.-based Whirlpool Corporation announced that Cyndi Smith and John Talman, account managers for...

October 24, 2010

Whirlpool announced that it has received a score of 100 from the Human Rights Campaign...

September 26, 2010

Whirlpool announced the appointment of Joseph Liotine as VP and general manager Whirlpool Canada, reporting...

June 20, 2010

Whirlpool announced the appointment of Samuel Allen, chairman and chief executive officer of Deere...

April 25, 2010

Whirlpool has announced two key leadership appointments in its global product organization ......