Frank Göring, born 1961 in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany, is married and has two children.

He studied at the University of Paderborn and graduated with a degree in business studies (Diplom- Kaufmann).

Career:
Frank Göring started his career in the marketing department with Procter + Gamble GmbH. Since 1992 he worked in different positions in sales and marketing, with his last position being marketing manager with Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH. In 1996, he changed to Hero AG (Schwartauer Werke) as marketing manager with power of attorney.

In 1997 Frank Göring started with Villeroy & Boch AG as marketing director in the Bathroom and Kitchen Division. Since 2000 he has been in charge of corporate marketing as well. In July 2002, he took on the overall responsibilities for the Bathroom and Wellness Division. Since January 1, 2005 Frank Göring is a member of the Management Board with competencies for the Bathroom and Wellness Division. After his appointment as Spokesman of the Management Board (CEO) in June 2007, Frank Göring now is Chairman of the Management Board (CEO) since May 5, 2009.

Group-level responsibilities:
Strategy, Legal, M&A, Public Relations, Corporate Audit and Innovation.