1. Christophe Albin

    Chairman

    Name: Christophe Albin
    Nationality: Switzerland
    BIO:
    Mr. Albin is an original founder of ESCATEC and remains in the majority ownership position as well as the company's Executive Chairman. A talented entrepreneur and degreed engineer, Mr. Albin has lead ESCATEC to consistent and profitable growth, complete vertical integration of manufacturing processes and stature as a world-class contract electronics manufacturer (CEM)

  2. Markus Walther

    Group Managing Director

    Name: Markus Walther
    Nationality: Switzerland
    BIO:
    Mr. Walther is an ESCATEC veteran of over 20 years. His global management skills have taken him from his native Switzerland to the United States and Australia in various engineering and management positions. A degreed engineer by trade, Mr. Walther has been in general management since 1989 and has directed ESCATEC's development of vertical integration and expansion of CEM services.

  3. Armin von Wehrden

    Chief Financial Officer

    Name: Armin von Wehrden
    Nationality: Switzerland
    BIO:
    Mr. von Wehrden joined ESCATEC in April 2005. He has spent his entire professional career in the fields of finance and accounting in international manufacturing companies, since 1995 in top executive positions. After obtaining his Masters degree at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) in 1992, Mr. von Wehrden worked for the ABB group for seven years, of which four were spent in Southeast Asia. During the six years prior to joining ESCATEC, Mr. von Wehrden acted as CFO for an international machine manufacturing group in Switzerland.

  4. David Taylor

    Director of Customer Service

    Name: David Taylor
    Nationality: UK
    BIO:
    David Taylor has been associated with ESCATEC for several years as our UK sales agent, and joined us during 2011 as Director Customer Service. His remit is to work closely with our customers and Key Account Managers in order to enhance and ensure the very best of customer service across the ESCATEC Group. He is based at our headquarters in Penang, Malaysia in order to be close to our operations.

  5. Johan Halling

    General Manager Penang

    Name: Johan Halling
    Nationality: Sweden
    BIO:
    Johan Halling joined ESCATEC in May 2013 as General Manager for ESCATEC Electronics Sdn. Bhd. and ESCATEC Medical Sdn. Bhd. Mr. Halling has worked in the Managing Director roles since 1994 for several companies, including Partnertech, Elektromekan and Cliff Design and Development, with a particular focus on contract manufacturing and design services. Mr. Halling holds a M.Sc. Chemical Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.

  6. Juha Arola

    General Manager Johor Bahru

    Name: Juha Arola
    Nationality: Sweden
    BIO:
    Mr. Juha Arola joins ESCATEC as general manager of the company’s Johor Bahru facilities. With over 23 years of manufacturing experience from well-known companies including Ericsson, Samina and SunPower, Mr Arola’s responsibilities will include directing operations as well as providing leadership and support to employees at ESCATEC Mechatronics (EMM) and ESCATEC Industries (EIM).

  7. Dr. Thomas Dekorsy

    General Manager Switzerland

    Name: Dr. Thomas Dekorsy
    Nationality: Germany
    BIO:
    Dr. Thomas Dekorsy joined ESCATEC in October 2013. He has a PhD in mechanical and process engineering and more than 20 years experience, mainly in the automotive and the electronic industries, in building new business connections, growing sales and implementing more efficient production techniques. He has held various Managing Director positions in Germany, Hungary, and China plus, for 10 years, he was on the Supervisory Board and Chairman of a large local bank. Dr. Thomas is responsible for management of the Swiss business unit, which is the core competence centre for electronics of the ESCATEC group, and for driving the growth of the Group's global development.

  8. Steven Lim

    Director of Corporate Procurement

    Name: Steven Lim
    Nationality: Malaysia
    BIO:
    Mr. Steven Lim joined ESCATEC in April 2014. He has more than 15 years of extensive procurement experience. Prior joining ESCATEC, his last position as the Integrated Supply Chain Management with the Dynamic team in Foxconn, a world top Taiwan-based EMS company.

  9. Bee Yeok Goh

    Director of Business Processes

    Name: Bee Yeok Goh
    Nationality: Malaysia
    BIO:
    Ms. Goh joined Escatec in August 2011. She is responsible to drive the continuous business process improvement in the group and lead the IT application innovation in order to increase efficiency of operation and customer satisfaction. Ms Goh holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Oklahoma State University, USA. She has more than 20 years of experience working for multinational national companies. Her last position was the IT Director at Dell Malaysia responsible for Global applications support.

  10. Christin Benninger

    Director of Business Development, Medical

    Name: Christin Benninger
    Nationality: Germany
    BIO:
    Christin joins ESCATEC after many years of successfully developing and implementing business solutions for new acquisitions and partnerships globally. She will focus on continuing to strengthen customer awareness of ESCATEC’s medical device solutions. Her extensive know-how is based on over 16 years experience in the medical market acquired at numerous well-known EMS service providers, including Celestica, Plexus and Jabil. Christin is fluent in German and English and is located in Munich.

  11. Chris Eden

    Director of Business Development

    Name: Chris Eden
    Nationality: UK
    BIO:
    Chris Eden joins ESCATEC from Identec Solutions AG and previous companies include Wipro Technologies Austria GmbH, Cambridge Consultants Ltd, and Marconi Instruments Ltd. He has a BSc in Applied Physics and Electronics and an MBA. He is fluent in English and German and will be based in ECH. He leads and manages our field based sales organisation, and is located in our Switzerland offices in order to be close to our customers at the heart of Europe.

  12. Richard Eberhard

    Director of Business Development

    Name: Richard Eberhard
    Nationality: Switzerland
    BIO:
    Richard Eberhard is our latest member of the management team and will focus on business from large multinational companies, initially in the area of lighting, sensors and connectivity. With over seven years of experience in EMS sales, Richard’s previous experience includes managing the development of Internet of Things (IoT) and connectivity solutions. Richard joins us from Flextronics (Director Business Development for Design and Innovation services), following his earlier engagement at Steinel Solutions AG. He has Diplomas in Information Technology and Economics.

  13. Dr. Marcel W. Hueppi

    Director of Beverage Systems

    Name: Dr. Marcel W. Hueppi
    Nationality: Switzerland
    BIO:
    Marcel W. Hueppi joined ESCATEC at the start of 2015 as Senior Project Manager to develop the new Beverage Systems division of which he is now the Director. Previously he was the CTO of Eugster/Frismag, a leading manufacturer of coffee machines, for over nine years. He is based in our Swiss offices and aims to make ESCATEC a major player in the global Beverage Systems business. He is fluent in English and German with some proficiency in French.