Penang, Malaysia – June 28, 2018
ESCATEC's Juha Arola, moves forward as new COO
Longtime executive team member, Juha Arola, has been appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the ESCATEC Group. The global provider of electronic and box build design, development and manufacturing solutions has chosen Mr. Arola to lead operations at all of its manufacturing facilities worldwide. Mr Arola will take up his responsibilities as COO beginning July 1, 2018.
Prior to his appointment as COO, Mr. Arola first joined ESCATEC as Nordic sales manager in 2006 and from 2008 has been General Manager of the company's two Johor Bahru facilities, ESCATEC Mechatronics and ESCATEC Industries. The newly appointed COO will continue to act as GM for these facilities until a suitable successor is found.
Mr. Arola has held numerous high-level management positions at industry-leading EMS and OEM companies and accumulated a wealth of experience in leadership and operations. Committed to leading the company in operational performance, the new COO will actively continue to implement lean manufacturing, improving quality, enhancing delivery performance and reducing costs for the ESCATEC Group.
"I am excited to announce Juha Arola's appointment. He has been a key member of ESCATEC's management team for many years and has made significant contributions to the company's successful operations in Johor Bahru. As ESCATEC continues to grow and expand, it is important to have a highly competent, well-respected and resourceful executive leading our operations and Juha is well qualified for the job," says Group Managing Director, Markus Walther.
For further information please contact
ESCATEC Switzerland AG
CH-9435 Heerbrugg, Switzerland
Tel +41 (0)71 727 4099
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