Buffalo, NY, August 7, 2013 – Rich Products Corporation has promoted Liz Kobilski to Chief Executive Officer and Leader of its Africa Region.
Since 2010, Kobilski has served as the Chief Operating Officer of the region and been responsible for the day-to-day management of the business and strategic international customer relationships.
In this role, Kobilski will report to Richard Ferranti, Rich’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and become a member of the company’s Global Leadership Council.
“Liz has established an outstanding reputation as a valuable leader that’s exceptionally passionate about Rich’s and the success of our customers,” said Ferranti. “Her ongoing development and recent success in driving strong results as COO positions Liz perfectly for this critical executive leadership responsibility.”
Kobilski joined Rich’s Africa team in 2005 as the senior vice president of sales, marketing and research and development. She previously served in marketing leadership roles with General Mills and Kimberly Clark.
Kobilski replaces the business region’s former CEO Evan Poulos, who passed away in June.