APPLIANCE INDUSTRY VETERAN BRINGS OVER 20 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE Leading appliance manufacturer SMEG known for its Italian heritage, classic style, and advanced technology, announced today the appointment of Rod Gower to General Manager of its U.S. operations. An appliance industry veteran, Gower brings more than two decades of experience to the role and will be responsible for building and growing the major and small domestic appliance categories in the United States.
Gower joins SMEG from LG Electronics, where he held a variety of leadership roles and oversaw major initiatives, including the building of the Luxury Signature Kitchen Suite brand and establishment of the LG Builder Channel. During his tenure at LG, Gower managed all aspects of product and brand development, dealer relationships, sales, and profitability. He also held key management, sales and service roles at Samsung and Westar (now part of Ferguson),and has been involved in his family’s architectural millwork company throughout his career.