With this appointment, the provider of safety-related automation solutions is following its strategy of enhancing customer proximity in key markets and driving the global expansion of its sales and service presence. "In France, we have a large installed base and we are going to expand our partnerships with customers," explains HIMA CEO Jörg de la Motte. "We also see a growing demand for safety-related automation solutions in West Africa. I am pleased that, with Guillaume Mbow, we have gained an experienced Country Manager who will continue to accelerate our growth," adds Jörg de la Motte.
Further team expansion on the way
Guillaume Mbow will be responsible for further expanding the business in France and the French-speaking countries in West Africa. A recruitment campaign is underway to better support existing and new customers in France with more engineering and services personnel. The graduated Engineer in Informatics and Electronics has more than twenty years of experience in the process industry and has worked in the areas of project management, instrumentation and global customer management, among others. In addition, he has relevant knowledge in the field of functional safety, including HIMA’s safety solutions.
"With his many years of experience, his team-oriented way of working and his intercultural competence, Guillaume Mbow will successfully expand our HIMA France team," comments Josse Brys (Sales Director Europe). "He will also strengthen direct and indirect sales and further advance partnerships with distributors and system integrators in French-speaking West Africa." he adds.