Oliver Blume new Director Business Unit Cooling EMEA
Oliver Blume has been the new Director Business Unit Cooling of Glen Dimplex Deutschland GmbH for the Riedel Kooling business unit since June 1, 2023.
Oliver Blume takes over the Riedel Kooling business unit as the new Director Business Unit Cooling EMEA. He is responsible for all business activities of Riedel Kooling in the regions Europe, Middle East and Africa and leads the teams in Sales, Service and Solutions, Finance, Marketing & Communication, Development and Production. As Director Business Unit Cooling, he also ensures synergies within the Precision Cooling division at the sites in Germany (Kulmbach), USA (Kalamazoo) and China (Shenyang). "With Oliver Blume, we were able to win back a highly experienced SHK industry expert for Glen Dimplex. As a former business unit manager, Oliver Blume knows our company very well. We are sure that he will give our Riedel Kooling division strong impulses and continue to dynamically expand it together with his team," emphasizes Managing Director Clemens Dereschkewitz.
Oliver Blume is a qualified industrial clerk, studied business administration and languages at the universities of Paderborn and Stockholm and has 20 years of practical experience in the sanitary, heating and air conditioning industry. There he was active in the areas of marketing, product management and sales and also worked internationally in various EU countries - more than 15 years of which in management positions at global companies such as Stiebel Eltron, among others. From 2018 to 2021, he headed the Heating and Ventilation business unit at Glen Dimplex Group. Since 2021, Oliver Blume has worked as an independent management consultant and coach.
"Riedel Kooling has an excellent reputation far beyond the industry and is a global market leader in precision cooling. I am very happy to be back in Kulmbach and know that I will meet an internationally well-positioned, top-class team of cooling experts here. I am sure that we will continue to successfully market our customized system solutions together," says Oliver Blume.
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