TRAVELERS REST, S.C. and SAN QUIRINO, ITALY - December 22, 2020 - Klarco, a T&S Brass company, is pleased to announce the promotion of Lorida Dehara to the role of general manager at the San Quirino, Italy-based operation.
As general manager, Dehara is responsible for the overall operation, including leading and supporting company growth and customer service initiatives.
"Klarco is well positioned to enhance our industry leadership by offering high-quality products, manufacturing efficiently and backed by excellent customer service," said Dehara, who has more than two decades of experience in the manufacturing industry. "I'm excited about the opportunity to lead this company to higher heights, helping our people succeed and our organization to become a leader worldwide."
Prior to accepting this role as general manager, Dehara served as chief financial officer, sales manager and human resources manager for Klarco, roles in which she was responsible for inventory management, production, budgeting and more.
"Lorida's commitment to excellence and dedication to the Klarco team underscore her ability to lead the company to success, even in these unprecedented times," said Claude Theisen, T&S president. "We know that under her capable leadership, Klarco will continue to grow and thrive."
Dehara holds an MBA from ESSEC Business School in France and a degree in business economics from Universita Ca' Foscari (Ca' Foscari University of Venice). She has also completed executive training in business strategy.
Klarco, a leading European foodservice plumbing manufacturer, was acquired by U.S.-based T&S Brass in 2018.
About T&S Brass
T&S Brass and Bronze Works, Inc. has been a leader in providing innovative equipment solutions to the foodservice and plumbing industries for nearly 75 years - since 1947 - when it developed the first pre-rinse unit. Today, with facilities on the east and west coasts of the U.S., in Shanghai, China and in Europe, T&S leads the way in environmental initiatives from eco-friendly manufacturing processes to development of award-winning water- and energy-conserving products. T&S is among the first commercial plumbing manufacturers to be registered by UL to ISO 9001 Certification, the most stringent a corporation can receive. For more information, go to www.tsbrass.com.