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Stephane Cordeille was promoted to CEO of Thetford Corp.

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Cordeille joined Thetford in 1988 as sales manager of its French subsidiary. He served as director of sales and marketing and director of European operations before being named managing director of Thetford's RV Europe operations in 2004.

Prior to joining Thetford, Cordeille headed the merchandising team for Gloria-Friskies, a unit of Nestle Corp.

It was also announced that Peter Struijs was promoted to chief financial officer, worldwide. Struijs, who joined Thetford in 1999, has been the European director of finance and information technology since 2006. Before that, he was the company's manager of finance.

“These promotions indicate the strength of personnel at Thetford and the commitment of ownership to reward long-term performance and contribution to the company,” DKM president and COO Michael Harris said in a statement. DKM is Thetford's parent company.

Thetford is a leader in recreational products, including sanitation, refrigeration and other RV and marine products.

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