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Henry Gilchrist (49) has been appointed SVP, Asian operations, as of January 8, 2007. He will take charge of the Aspocomp Group's operations in <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />China and India, with the initial focus on China. He will join the Aspocomp Group's Executive Committee and report to CEO Maija-Liisa Friman.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
Mr. Gilchrist has an impressive track record in operations and sales of global companies located in Asia. He is currently working at Elcoteq as Director Business Development, Sales & Marketing, Asia Pacific. Mr. Gilchrist's previous experience includes business development, sales and marketing, operations and general management at several IBM companies in China. In addition, he has solid understanding of organization reengineering, strategic planning, M&A, quality improvement, logistics and human resources development.
For further information, please contact Maija-Liisa Friman, CEO, tel. +358 9 7597 0711.
ASPOCOMP GROUP OYJ
President and CEO
Aspocomp: Innovative interconnection solutions for the electronics industry
The Aspocomp Group offers and develops innovative interconnection solutions for the electronics industry in close cooperation with its customers. We are strongly positioned as a supplier of mobile data terminal equipment components and aim to further bolster our position as a supplier to the automotive industry and data communications networks. We offer our global customers a fast road to mass production through flexible and cost-effective adaptation of new technologies.
The Aspocomp Group's production facilities are located close to its customers in Finland, China, and Thailand. In 2005, the Group's net sales stood at EUR 154 million and it had about 3,400 employees.