News

CoBe Capital operating company, Arosa Mobilia, announces the hiring of Hubert Plümper as Managing Director

June 1st, 2013
Mr. Hubert Plümper joins Arosa Mobilia, a CoBe Capital operating company, as Managing Director.
Mr. Hubert Plümper joins Arosa Mobilia, a CoBe Capital operating company, as Managing Director.
Arosa Mobilia is headquartered in Maribor, Slovenia.
Arosa Mobilia is headquartered in Maribor, Slovenia.

Maribor, Slovenia – CoBe Capital, a global private investment firm focused on operation of non-core and underperforming business units, is pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. Hubert Plümper as Managing Director of its operating company, Arosa Mobilia.

Arosa Mobilia was formerly the furniture division of Gorenje, d.d. (LJSE: GRVG) and was acquired by CoBe Capital as of March 1, 2013. Arosa Mobilia is a Slovenian manufacturer of kitchen and home interior cabinetry and is headquartered in Maribor, Slovenia.

Mr. Plümper brings to Arosa Mobilia over 20 years of experience in managing and running production companies in Germany, Austria, Bulgaria and Slovenia. Before managing Arosa Mobilia, Mr. Plümper was CEO of Preis Sevenica, a steel manufacturer in Slovenia, where he was solely responsible for managing the entire production plant. Prior to this, Mr. Plümper was CFO of Palfinger Bulgaria, an industrial component supplier. During his time in Palfinger Bulgaria this start-up company developed to a well-established production plant with 480 employees and a turnover of 25 Mio €. Mr. Plümper studied Economics and Mechanical Engineering. 

"I am excited to have Hubert join Arosa Mobilia and lead the transformation of this former division of Gorenje into a stand-alone operation with enhanced profitability," said Dr. Henning Walf, Managing Director at CoBe Capital.

Mr. Plümper will be working with the CoBe Capital operations team to consolidate the facilities into a single facility in Maribor, Slovenia.

About CoBe Capital

CoBe Capital, a global private investment firm with a permanent capital base, specializes in the acquisition and operation of non-core and underperforming business units in the Americas and Europe from leading global corporations.  CoBe Capital owns and operates a diversified portfolio of companies and strives to achieve long-term growth based on lean management and continuous improvement business philosophies. CoBe Capital was founded by Neal Cohen in 1994. For more information on CoBe Capital, please visit cobecapital.com

About Arosa Mobilia

Arosa Mobilia is a Slovenian manufacturers of kitchen and home interior cabinetry. Its product range includes modern, classic and rustic designs that allow for unlimited customization of color, surface and measurement with a highly engineered production process for both solid wood and veneer kitchens that ensures furniture of the highest quality.

Media Contact

Sherandoa Benitez
Tel. +1 (212) 338-0235 x1106
Email sbenitez@cobecapital.com