1. Francois Kloc named President and CEO of Buffet Group USA

    Buffet Group recently announced the appointment of François Kloc as President and CEO of Buffet Group USA. Kloc has served as Vice President of Buffet Group USA since January 2011...
    and has been in the North American market since 1995, previously serving as Director of Sales and Marketing and Woodwind Product Specialist. In addition to the duties and responsibilities associated with being President and CEO, Kloc will also serve on the COMEX, the Executive Committee for Buffet Group.

    Buffet Group President and CEO Antoine Beaussant hailed the appointment, citing Kloc's "extraordinary influence" over the North American market and his growth into "the image of Buffet Group" in the United States and Canada. He went on to praise Kloc as being one of "the perfect defenders of (Buffet Group's) values and traditions." The promotion of Kloc to President and CEO was also necessary "to strengthen the governance structure of the group," according to Beaussant.

    When asked about his new appointment, Kloc replied, "It is a great honor to have been promoted to President and CEO of Buffet Group USA and I am humbled by the confidence Antoine and the Board have in me to lead the company into making us the world reference in wind instruments. My success would have not been possible without the dedication and professionalism of the Buffet Group USA team and I would like to thank each and every one of them publicly for their continuing support. It is a true honor to lead such an incredible team!