Groupon has named Veit Dengler as its new SVP, International. Mr. Dengler will lead the company’s EMEA and APAC regions. Mr. Dengler will be based in Groupon’s international headquarters in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.
Mr. Dengler is an Austrian native with a 25-year career as a top executive, holding various senior positions at Procter and Gamble and McKinsey. Most recently, he was head of Dell’s Eastern European and Russian operations. Mr. Dengler holds a Master’s degree from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Mr. Dengler will assume responsibility from Marc Samwer, who had been consulting for Groupon since the acquisition of CityDeal in 2010, completing a long-planned transition.
[Image Courtesy: Mr. Veit Dengler]