Kärcher Names New CEO

June 2, 2020 Kärcher Names New CEO

Kärcher has appointed Elliot Younessian CEO of Kärcher North America Inc.

Younessian joins Kärcher from Brain Corp. where he has worked as senior vice president since 2018. He previously served as Kärcher North America’s CEO from 2009 to 2014. Younessian succeeds Markus Asch, who has been operating as the company’s interim CEO since January of this year.

“We are pleased that Elliot Younessian is returning to Kärcher. He has many years of leadership experience and, in particular, Kärcher experience to add to the company. On behalf of the Board of Management, I would like to welcome him back warmly. I am looking forward to a good and successful cooperation,” states Hartmut Jenner, Kärcher CEO and board chairman.

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Founded in 1935, Alfred Kärcher GmbH & Co. KG is a Winnenden, Germany-based manufacturer of cleaning systems and equipment. For more information, visit