ptp20160805013 Companies/Finance, Education/Career
AICHELIN Appoints New CEO for China
Du Shengyong has 20 years of experience in plant engineering and industrial furnaces Peking/Mödling
Peking/Moedling (ptp013/05.08.2016/10:45) - AICHELIN, one of the world leader for industrial heat treatment, has appointed Shengyong Du as the new Managing Director for the Chinese market. The trained industrial engineer will direct company business from Beijing, being responsible for two production sites, five after-sales centers, and two distribution sites. "We are delighted that Du Shengyong will further strengthen our operations in China in his new role as CEO, and solidify Aichelin's position in the Far East market with his many years of experience", says Dr. Peter Schobesberger, Managing Director of the AICHELIN Group. http://aichelin.com
Mr. Du has studied at the Institute for Industrial Furnaces and Heat Engineering at RWTH Aachen and was recognized by the German Academic Exchange Service in 2002 for his outstanding scientific achievements. As far back as 1996, he forged a cooperation with Voestalpine Industrieanlagenbau (now Primetals) from China. Mr. Du has been working in the plant engineering and industrial furnaces industry for 20 years, collecting valuable experience as design engineer, project manager, sales director, and later as Vice President for the Chinese branch of SMS group.
In January 2015, Mr. Du joined AICHELIN China as COO and was responsible for the gradual optimization of all processes and procedures. As CEO, he will replace Sun Yefan, who founded AICHELIN China 30 years ago and will remain with the company in an advisory capacity. In addition, Mr. Du is a member of the Chinese Society for Metals and Secretary General of the RWTH Aachen Alumni Club in China.
About AICHELIN China
AICHELIN China is a subsidiary of AICHELIN Holding and one of the leading producers of industrial furnaces and components for the thermal and thermochemical heat treatment of metal components in China. The company has been expanding its business continuously since 1985 and offers comprehensive after-sales services for its 1,200 furnace plants in the domestic market. AICHELIN China employs about 370 staff.
About AICHELIN Holding
In addition to manufacturing industrial furnaces for various industry sectors and providing after-sales services, AICHELIN Holding, which is part of the BERNDORF Group since 1997, is also active in the fields of induction heating and the production of industrial gas burner systems. The Group has production sites in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Slovenia, USA, China, and India. AICHELIN Holding employs around 1,000 staff worldwide and is one of the largest manufacturers of heat treatment plants.
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