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Bill Graham Named Beiersdorf President, General Manager in U.S.

Posted: July 8, 2011

Beiersdorf has announced the promotion of Bill Graham to the position of president and general manager of Beiersdorf Inc. Effective immediately, Graham will be responsible for the strategic direction, growth and success of the U.S. affiliate.

Graham brings both a successful background and proven track record in building businesses and teams to this role. Since April 2007, he has served as the vice president of sales for Beiersdorf Inc., where he reshaped the U.S. sales organization to create competitive advantage for the company. Under his leadership, Beiersdorf has experienced significant sales growth, improved its presence at retail and dramatically strengthened its relationships with U.S. customers.

“Bill’s ability to deliver results has made him instrumental in making Beiersdorf one of the fastest-growing skin care companies in the U.S., “ said Peter Feld, Beiersdorf executive board member responsible for Europe and North America. “I would like to congratulate Bill on this exciting promotion. I am extremely confident that he will continue to be an important leader in Beiersdorf’s future success.”

Before joining Beiersdorf, Graham held a number of senior leadership positions at Novartis Consumer Healthcare, Bristol Myers-Squibb and Unilever. He holds an MBA in finance and marketing from NYU and an undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.