TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has announced the appointment of Lars Brickenkamp to the post of senior vice president and general manager of TE’s industrial business unit. He will start his new role immediately, succeeding Thomas Schmidt, who is leaving TE, and will be based in Darmstadt.
“We are delighted to welcome Lars Brickenkamp to head up our industrial business unit. This is a particularly exciting time for our industrial business unit as we are in the process of significantly expanding our range of solutions – and Lars’ experience will help us to deliver these to our growing customer base throughout Europe and beyond,” said Kevin Rock, president, industrial solutions, TE. “Due to his 25-year career in the industry, especially in the industrial automation market, Lars will strengthen the company’s customer focus and oversee the integration of the recent acquisition of Intercontec.”
Rock added: “Lars Brickenkamp will be building on the excellent work done by his predecessor Thomas Schmidt, whose efforts we recognise and appreciate. By placing an additional focus on business development, we believe that Lars will be able to take us into a new phase as our business continues to grow.”
Brickenkamp holds a Dipl. Ing. degree in electro technologies from the Fachhochschule Bielefeld in Germany. Prior to joining TE, he was executive board member business development for ISRA Vision AG, a world leader in surface inspection of web materials and one of the globally leading providers of machine vision programs. Previously, Brickenkamp held senior positions at Phoenix Contact, IEE, Repro Elektronik, Molex and Fujitsu.
Image caption: TE Connectivity (TE) has announced the appointment of Lars Brickenkamp to the post of senior vice president and general manager of TE’s industrial business unit. (Source: TE Connectivity, PR088)