Redditch/Worcestershire (United Kingdom)
Andy is responsible for new business project sales in the UK and is the local manager for the industry sector Food & Beverage. He has over 30 years of professional experience in all aspects of the materials handling and automated industry with senior technical, development and sales roles at leading companies. Andy is a Member of the Institute of Logistics and Transport and actively participates in the newly formed Food Logistics Forum of the CILT.
Asim is responsible for expanding Swisslog in India and is the local manager for the industry segment Food & Beverage. He is a Swisslog veteran who has returned to Swisslog to take on this critical role. Asim holds a Bachelor in Electrical Engineering from the Oklahoma State University, USA.
Newport News/Virginia (United States)
Bill Leber is the Director of Business Development for North America. Prior to joining Swisslog, Bill worked 26 years for Ciba Specialty Chemicals in a variety of roles including manufacturing, logistics, sales & marketing, business development and general management. Bill received his B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering and an MBA in Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Redditch/Worcestershire (United Kingdom)
Brian is a Senior Logistic Consultant who joined Swisslog UK in 2007. Having originally trained as an Aerospace Designer, he has been working in materials handling for nearly 30 years. A large part of his experience was gained by working throughout Europe, including 12 years in Scandinavia, where he has been responsible for designing some of the most prestigious retail distribution centers.
Daniel is responsible for the development of Swisslog’s focus market segments for the Warehouse & Distribution Solutions division. With 10 years of professional experience in different industries, he has a well rounded skill set gained from various functions. Daniel holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland and an MBA from Cranfield University, School of Management, United Kingdom.
Frank is responsible for the Business Development in Dairy & Beverage Applications within the Benelux countries and France. He has more than 15 years of professional experience in complex sales in the Food & Beverage sector. Frank holds a Master Degree in Automation at the Technical Highschool HOGent.
Hagen is responsible for new business projects in Germany and is the local manager for the industry segment Food & Beverage. He has more than 20 years of professional experience in all aspects of material handling. Hagen holds a Bachelor in Business Administration from the University of Applied Sciences Aachen, West of Germany.
Heinz Gerhard Ahlborn
Heinz has 22 years of experience in consulting and design of automated warehouse systems. With an engineering degree at FHNW, he laid the foundation of professional experience with Swisslog in Switzerland. Subsequently, he built up System Design teams in Malaysia, Australia, and China. Besides, Heinz currently supports Swisslog East Asia in complex projects, and in solution development specific to the Chinese market.
Herfried is responsible for new business projects in Austria. He has more than 13 years of experience in design and implementation of logistics systems. He is a mechanical engineer and studied at the Technical University of Graz.
Jan is responsible for new business projects in Switzerland and Austria and is the local manager for the industry segment Food & Beverage. He has 5 years of professional experience in all aspects of material handling. Jan holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland.
Epping/New South Wales (Australia)
Jens is a Senior Consultant at Swisslog Australia and has gained more than 15 years of experience in different industry segments within the material handling industry. Originally graduated as a mechanical engineer at the University of Hannover he worked in various functions including design & estimation, discrete event simulation, business development and consultancy.
Kyun is responsible for Sales and Marketing in Korea and is the Korea manager for the industry segment Food & Beverage. He has more than 12 years of professional experience in High Tech Industry. Kyun holds an MBA from the Seoul National University, Korea.
Massimiliano is head of sales in Italy and is the local manager for the industry segment Food & Beverage. He is an electronic engineer and he has over 20 years of professional experience in materials handling and automated warehouses, on senior level in technical, development and sales roles at both Italian and multinational companies.
Mike’s responsibility is as Innovation Manager for Swisslog. He has more than 20 years of experience in product development and innovation, 7 of those years being specifically in the field of innovation management. He brings fresh eyes to the world of intralogistics and material handling having spent most of his career in aerospace. He is originally from Northern Ireland and holds a Bachelor in Aeronautical Engineering from Queen’s University Belfast.
Michael is responsible for the product management of Swisslog’s sub-systems AutoStore and SmartCarrier. After obtaining a degree in mechanical engineering (Dipl.-Ing.) at Technical University Darmstadt, he spent his entire professional carrier in the MHE industry. Over 23 years, Michael held various roles in systems and product sales in Germany as well as the United Kingdom which gained him vast expertise in system solutions.
Patrik is a Senior Consultant at Swisslog Australia and has more than 20 years of experience within the Materials Handling Industry. He is a mechanical Engineer from Germany and worked in Germany, Switzerland and Australia. His experience within the F&B industry lead to successful projects for Swisslog.
Vicki Chen Yu
Vicki is responsible for marketing at Swisslog’s Warehouse & Distribution Solutions division for the Asia Pacific region. She has been working in the materials handling industry in various roles from Sales to Marketing for almost a decade.
Volker is the Managing Director of Swisslog’s operations in Germany. Responsible for countless successful installations for a variety of blue chip customers, Volker understands the role of intralogistics in today’s retail industry like few others. A mechanical engineering graduate and former head of the department “machines and facilities” of the Fraunhofer Institute of material flow and logistics, Volker is a respected leader in warehousing automation.
Walter is responsible for sustainable relations with Swisslog customers in the Warehouse & Distribution Solutions division in the Netherlands. He has gained over 20 years of experience in different functions within Swisslog focused on the mechanized Logistic Systems. With the aim to extend lifetime and ensure availability of the systems in future, he advises our customers on maintenance, modernization and retrofit. Walter holds a Bachelor of Science in Technical Automation of the University of Applied Science in Utrecht (Netherlands).
Werner is today responsible for Innovation Management for Swisslog’s WDS Division. He has graduated as Electrical and Electronics Engineer at the Swiss Institute of Technology ETH, Zurich. During his long career within Swisslog he acquired a strong background in Intralogistics. Werner was starting as software engineer, was then responsible manager for project engineering, software and controls. He started up the system design and consulting unit at Swisslog, and was Head of International Consulting for several years. He will soon retire from his active career, but will support Swisslog further on any demanding aspect.