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On May 1 Alexander Abeln took over as Head of Sales for the Electronics business unit at LPKF. He will direct global sales via the company’s foreign subsidiaries and via sales partners.
Abeln is a proven sales professional with a passion for technology and has many years of experience in the electronics industry. Before coming to LPKF, he held the position of Sales Director at Confidex Ltd. in Tampere, Finland. In previous roles, he was Regional Sales Manager and Director of Sales at Rohde & Schwarz, Aerospace & Defense Industry, and Key Account Manager at Robert Bosch GmbH.
“I am very excited to be coming to LPKF at this stage in its development. LPKF has an extremely interesting product portfolio and a high innovative capacity," said Abein. "The company has grown considerably over the last few years. The latest LPKF technologies are in the starting block or are currently taking off. I look forward to coming along on this journey and further advancing LPKF’s growth in particular in the international environment. And I look forward to working with the customers and our international sales organizations as well as to challenging, novel projects."
LPKF Laser & Electronics AG is a leading provider of laser-based solutions for the technology industry. Laser systems from LPKF are key elements in the manufacturing of printed circuit boards, microchips, automotive parts, solar modules, and many other components. Found-ed in 1976, the company is headquartered in Garbsen, near Hannover, Germany, and has subsidiaries and representative offices throughout the world. Around 20 percent of the workforce is engaged in research and development.