Jens Torkel has been appointed Romaco’s new Vice President Sales & Customer Service. He succeeds Pietro Tomasi, who will retire at the end of October. From September 2022, Torkel will be responsible for the Romaco Group’s international sales and service organisation. The management of the Romaco Group would like to thank Mr. Tomasi for his crucial contribution to the expansion of the international sales organisation and for his personal commitment in the acquisition of the Spanish manufacturer STE Tecpharm, S. L. “Jens Torkel will consistently pursue the reorganisation of the global sales structure initiated by Pietro Tomasi. We’re well on track here and I consider Mr. Torkel to be the ideal person to strengthen our market position sustainably as one of the world’s leading manufacturers of pharmaceutical machinery and to generate further growth. Jens Torkel will enhance our sales performance in the long run, not least due to his formidable leadership qualities and his experience and competence dealing with international customers”, says Jörg Pieper, CEO Romaco Group.
Prior to joining the Romaco Group, Torkel was Chief Executive Officer of Rovema GmbH. In the course of his professional career spanning more than 30 years, he has held numerous top management positions with suppliers to the pharmaceutical industry. Amongst other appointments, he spent many years as Managing Director of IMA Kilian GmbH & Co. KG, IWK Verpackungstechnik GmbH and Bobst Bielefeld GmbH. Jens Torkel is a native of Schwarzenbek in northern Germany and has a BA in industrial engineering from Schleswig-Holstein Business Academy. “I’m very much looking forward to my new role at the helm of the Romaco Group’s sales organisation and I’d like to thank the management for their confidence in my ability to fulfil it effectively”, explains Jens Torkel, Vice President Sales & Customer Service, Romaco Group.