Udo Brandt, CEO of Saint-Gobain Building Distribution Deutschland GmbH since February 2008, is leaving the company at his own request. As of April 6, 2017 Kåre O. Malo, Senior Vice-President at Saint-Gobain and as President simultaneously in charge of the global activities in the Building Distribution Sector, is going to be his successor as Chairman of the Executive Board of Germany's leading building distribution network.
Brandt has previously occupied a top management position in the Saint-Gobain Group for almost 20 years. Initially as Managing Director of Glassolutions GmbH for Germany, Denmark and Switzerland, and then as Chairman of the Management of Saint-Gobain Building Distribution Deutschland GmbH.
Most recently, Brandt also served as Regional CEO for the Building Distribution activities in the Benelux region. In addition, he was a member of the Comité de Liaison of Saint-Gobain.