Wuppertal, 16 March 2017. The Schmersal Group has appointed Uwe Seeger its Director for Asia Pacific Middle East (APME). In this newly created role, he will be responsible for the further development of markets and for expanding customer relationships in the APME region. To do this, he will be founding new Schmersal Group subsidiaries in the region and expanding the services offered by the new tec.nicum safety services division. Uwe Seeger also takes over a leading responsibility for the Schmersal factories in India and China. The aim is to achieve an improved integration of these two production sites and to leverage synergies. In this role, Uwe Seeger works closely with Sagar Bhosale, Managing Director of Schmersal India Private Limited Ranjangaon / Pune, and Felix Liu, Managing Director of Schmersal Industrial Switchgear Co. Ltd., Shanghai.
Uwe Seeger held leading positions for global companies for many years. He has extensive management experience in an international context and speaks fluent Chinese.
“The Asian market for machine safety components has seen two-figure growth in recent years, especially in China,” explains Uwe Seeger. “Companies in this region are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of safety in industrial working environments, as safety reduces the potential for accidents, ensures shorter downtimes and thus improves productivity. As a leading international systems and solutions provider for machine safety, we support our customers in the APME region with our quality safety technology and our profound expertise in this area.”