Nursery Today magazine

Top Management changes at Dorel Europe


Dorel Europe, known for its brands Maxi-Cosi, Bébé Confort, Quinny and Safety 1st, announced a change in the top management. Effective immediately, Charles de Kervénoaël succeeds Jean-Claude Jacomin as President & CEO of Dorel Europe. Mr. Jacomin was promoted Group President and CEO of Dorel’s Juvenile last August.


Charles de Kervénoaël has a strong international leadership background. He started his career at the Danone Group where he held several Marketing and Sales positions in China, the United States, Czech Republic and France. Subsequently, he fulfilled a pan- European General Management role at the Scotts Company, where he drove global brand initiatives. Most recently he headed the France and Iberia business of Stanley Black & Decker.

“I am delighted to welcome Charles de Kervénoaël as President & CEO of Dorel Europe. He brings extensive international experience which will be an asset to Dorel and I am confident that he, together with our strong European teams, will extend our leading position in the European juvenile market, ” states Jean-Claude Jacomin, Juvenile Segment Group President & CEO.

Charles de Kervénoaël is excited about leading Dorel Europe: “As President & CEO of Dorel Europe, I am committed to contribute to our vision: Care for Precious Life. I look forward to the challenges ahead and believe that with our rich history, strong teams, innovative power and our well-known brands we can make a real difference in the lives of parents and children.”


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