51-year-old Canadian Fang Xiao Waldkirk will strengthen the board of sensor specialist Sec. According to the company, Feng Xiao will be responsible for sales and service.
Sales of sick products are included in all markets in the region. Mats Gkstorp, previously responsible for Sales and Service, will handle the newly created product and marketing division. This should strengthen the relationship between product, sales and customers, the company writes. The objective is to develop the sensor specialist as a “complete solution provider.”
Feng Xiao is an engineer and internationally experienced sales expert. He has successfully managed the ailing China business since 2014. Prior to this he worked for technology companies Harting and Siemens.
Robert Bauer, head of Sec, focuses on the field of technology and digitization. The sick want to expand their own innovative strength even more. Martin Krummer (HR and Legal), Marcus Waiter (Control, Finance and Information Technology) and Tosa Zewitz (Operations) have similar responsibilities.
Klaus M., Chairman of the Board of Sick Supervisors. “With Feng Xiao, the top management will be expanded with an experienced sales expert who knows the sic world well. We are very happy to welcome him to the management board,” says Bukenberger. “We are confident that the new board structure is an important engine for the company’s digitization and it will secure SICK Group’s global growth in the long term.”
In 2019, Ill reported sales of 1.8 billion euros and profit before interest and taxes of 133 million euros. The company employs more than 10,000 people worldwide.