Personal protective equipment supplier Protective Industrial Products, Inc. announced Nov. 10 the appointment of Jerome Bobinet as Vice President/General Manager of PIP EMEA, effective immediately. In this role, Bobinet will lead all PIP business activities in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, including Industrial Starter, PIP France and KIT Safety.
Bobinet has led PIP France since 2016. Before joining PIP, he led the business development of the safety eyewear brand, SwissOne. Bobinet has been involved in PPE since early on in his career.
“Jerome is the best candidate to lead our efforts in Europe,” said Curt Holtz, recently appointed President of PIP Global. “He knows the market and has the experience to help bring all of our European entities together.”
Bobinet continues to be based out of the PIP offices in France and will report directly to Holtz, according to a news release.