Klöber reinforces the Management Board


As of 01.06.2014, Brian Boyd will take over management responsibilities as Director of the Sales & Marketing Division at Klöber GmbH. A long-standing professional within the industry, he will from now on work alongside Commercial Director Dr. Olaf Kreyenkamp to run the company jointly.


Brian Boyd is very familiar with the international furniture industry and its complex business structure. An Irishman by birth, he has worked in residential and office furniture sales since 1988. His successes range from Key Account business to collaboration with dealers from various different companies on both the German and international markets.


As General Manager of Haworth’s German subsidiary, Brian Boyd made a significant contribution to the company’s sustained success. In his next role he was Managing Director of the German subsidiary of Scandinavian Business Seating AS, one of Europe’s largest task chair manufacturers. His diverse sales experience – particularly in medium-sized business structures within the sector – makes the 48 year-old well qualified for the challenging role of orienting the Klöber brand towards the future.


As a proven professional, Brian Boyd is an asset to the Klöber management team. In future he will use his proximity to the recent changes in project business – as well as his excellent instinct for people and brands – to help strengthen the position of the Klöber brand in the premium sector.


Klöber develops office chairs of authentic quality. They promote health and increase the sense of well-being. Task chairs, visitor chairs, conference seating and lounge furniture are impressive in design, as well as sophisticated in form and function throughout the range. New technologies combined with precision craftsmanship ensure the individual character of every chair. The company was founded in Owingen on the shores of Lake Constance in 1935. It operates internationally and employs 160 people.


Height-adjustable armrest
Adjustable in height by 10 cm, scaled.
The ISO 10993 is an ISO standard series for the biological evaluation of medical devices.
Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany
This design award from the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology was presented for leading international achievements from the field of product design for the first time in 1969, when it went by the name of "Bundespreis Gute Form". Since 2006, the Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany has been awarded annually for outstanding achievements in the areas of product and communication design and for a selected design personality.
The iF label is recognised worldwide as a quality mark for excellent design.
Lumbar support
Lumbar support, optional. Provides additional support for the lumbar region.
Point-synchronised mechanism
Constant contact with the pelvis during the entire movement. No "shirtdragging" effect.
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red dot design award
The red dot design award is an international design competition that is staged annually, breaking down into the categories of product design and communication design.
Intervertebral discs
An intervertebral disc is a flexible link consisting of fibrocartilage between the vertebrae.
3D arm supports
The armrest top is adjustable by 5 cm in depth and by approx. 3 cm in width without tools. The armrest top is made from soft TPU foam with a pleasant soft feel that is gentle to the skin.
Quality Office
The Quality Office guideline defines quality standards for office furnishings in accordance with the latest ergonomic findings.
Counter chair
Counter chairs are intended specifically for use at checkouts, at counters and reception desks in the retail and wholesale sectors, airports, info points, hotels hospitals and banks.
Targets for the sustainability and environmental compatibility of the products are defined in the product development process and the ecological footprint requirements are stipulated as part of the quality assessment. The ecological footprint includes both the recycling rate and an assessment of the energy input.
The American LEED® quality mark (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is the most broadly established certificate on the international market.
DLX® (Duo-Latex) mesh. Breathable 2-ply technology featuring flexible latex fabric for optimum pressure distribution in the seat and back avoids pressure points and promotes circulation.
The Dutch NPR standard (= Nederlandse Praktijk Richtlijn) defines special office chair dimensions for particularly short and tall people.
Klöber office swivel chairs bear the “GS” (safety-approved) seal of approval and fully comply with the relevant standards and guidelines.