President and Chief Operating Officer, Executive Committee
Joseph T. Liotine was named President and Chief Operating Officer in September 2021. In this new role, Liotine will be responsible for all global operations.
Liotine most recently served as the company’s Executive Vice President and President of Whirlpool’s North America Region, Global KitchenAid Small Domestic Appliances business as well as Global Information Systems. Liotine was named Executive Vice President and President, North America Region in November 2014. Previous to this assignment, he was President of U.S. Operations and has held a variety of roles with increasing responsibilities such as Vice President of Marketing for the North America Region where he led: Brand Management, Digital Marketing, Product Marketing, and Consumer Insights. Liotine began his career with Whirlpool Corporation in 2004 serving the company in a variety of sales, strategy and marketing roles including three years managing Canada operations before returning to the U.S.
Prior to joining Whirlpool Corporation, Liotine held positions within Quaker Oats and PepsiCo.
Liotine holds a master’s degree in business administration from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago with concentrations in Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Finance and a bachelor’s degree from Illinois State University with focus in Finance, International Business and Economics.