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Profile of registrant

Whirlpool Europe srl

Identification number in the register: 54702656467-65
Registration date: 24/08/11 12:35:02

The information on this organisation was last modified on 04/08/14 12:04:05
The date of the last annual update was 04/08/14 12:04:05

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Whirlpool Europe srl
Legal status: S.r.l. - Società Responsabilità Limitata
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mrs  Irene Bellew
Position: Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Christian Tarabbia
Position: Government Relations Manager

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 27 Viale Guido Borghi 
Comerio - Varese 21025
Telephone number: (+39) 0332758047
Fax number: (+39) 0332758374
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Whirlpool Europe s.r.l., wholly owned subsidiary of Whirlpool Corporation, is the legal entity responsible for the coordination of operations in Europe. In Europe there are 10,400 employees, a sales presence in over 30 countries and manufacturing sites in seven countries.
The world’s leading manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances, Whirlpool Corporation had annual sales in 2012 of 18.1 billion, approximately 68,000 employees, and 65 manufacturing and technology research centers around the world. The company markets, Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-air, Amana, Brastemp, Bauknecht, Ignis and other major brand names to consumers in nearly every country around the world.
Whirlpool’s European Operations’ Center is located in Comerio (VA), Italy. For further information on the company, please visit the Web Site
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • sub-national
  • national
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 3
Complementary information: Christian Tarabbia is employed as Manager, Government Relations dealing with environmental, energy and sustainability matters related to the manufacture, marketing and sale of home appliances. These matters include regulations regarding the energy label, RoHS, eco design and end of life/recycling.

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

. Energy
. Environment
. Internal market
. Consumer Affairs
. Enterprise

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Internal Market
  • Public Health
  • Trade


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Whirlpool Europe is a member of CECED, the European Committee of Domestic Appliance Manufacturers.
Local Sales companies of Whirlpool Europe are members of National Industry Associations of Appliance Manufacturers.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 250000  € - 300000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 957,000 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.