Atlas Copco appoints Delvaux as President of Construction Technique
Atlas Copco has appointed Nico Delvaux to be President of the Construction Technique business area and member of Group management, effective October 1, 2011. Nico Delvaux is currently President of the Compressor Technique Service division.
“Nico has good strategic capabilities, a strong commitment in execution and a broad knowledge of our global industrial businesses. These will be great assets for the development of our new Construction Technique business area and for the Atlas Copco Group,” says Ronnie Leten, CEO and President of the Atlas Copco Group.
Nico Delvaux is a Belgian citizen, born 1966, with a degree in Electromechanics from the University of Brussels and an MBA from the Handelshogeschool in Antwerp, Belgium. He started his career with Atlas Copco in 1991 as a quality assurance engineer in the Oil-free Air division in Antwerp. He has managed positions in sales, marketing, aftermarket, quality management, acquisition-integration management and general management, in markets including Benelux, Italy, Canada and the United States. He has held his current position since January 2008.
The Construction Technique business area was formed on July 1, consisting of the divisions Road Construction Equipment, Construction Tools, Portable Energy and Construction Technique Service, with total revenues of BSEK 11.5 in 2010.
Nico Delvaux and his team will have the mission to achieve strong volume growth and profitability through developing the business area’s market presence and by having a continuous flow of innovative products. Nico Delvaux will be based in Antwerp until July 1, 2012, when he will relocate to China.
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Daniel Frykholm is the Media Relations Manager for Atlas Copco.