Change at top of the company: HAUG Sauer Kompressoren appoints Bruno Garcia as new CEO

Swiss manufacturer HAUG Sauer Kompressoren AG appointed Bruno Garcia as its new CEO. He will take over the sole management by the 1st of march 2023. Garcia has already been member of the management, that was lead for many years by now leaving CEO Beat Frefel. The company, which is part of the Sauer Compressors Group, also presented Emanuel Scheffknecht as new sales director.

New Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Bruno Garcia (40) contributes a lot of experience in international management and an excellent know-how of the compressors industry. The studied engineer worked in the management of HAUG Sauer Kompressoren most recently. In the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) he was responsible for product development, order processing, production, customer service, finances, and IT. Beat Frefel (55), who managed the compressor manufacturer for 22 years, leaves the company due to personal reasons.

New sales director

Emanuell Scheffknecht

Emanuel Scheffknecht ist neuer Sales Director bei HAUG Sauer Kompressoren.

Emanuel Scheffknecht (43) will take over the position of sales director by 1st of march 2023 at HAUG Sauer Kompressoren. The economist, who holds a doctoral degree, worked in leading positions for internationally operating manufacturers of medical devices and was the managing director of a trading company.

On Sauer Compressors and HAUG Sauer Kompressoren:

HAUG Sauer Kompressoren AG, based in St. Gallen, is a long-established company, that was founded in 1896. As part of the Sauer Compressors Group, it forms the global centre for oil-free compressor technology. Core competencies are the development and the production of process gas compressors of the HAUG product line. Sauer Compressors is a medium-sized German group of companies with 14 international subsidiaries. The company looks back on more than 135 years of history and over 85 years of experience in compressed air and gas technology. These days, the focus is on the development, manufacture and sale of oil-lubricated, and oil-free medium- and high-pressure compressors for applications in commercial shipping, industry and navy. The four product lines SAUER, HAUG, GIRODIN and EK focus on specific fields of application. The SAUER line comprises oil-lubricated high-pressure compressors for a wide variety of applications, while HAUG stands for oil-free, dry-running and hermetically gas-tight compressors. The GIRODIN and EK lines offer special compressors for the naval market. The modern reciprocating compressors for the compression of air and various gases reach pressures of 20 to 500 barg. In addition to standard products, customized solutions are offered for every type of application for individual customers, OEMs and globally active companies. With a worldwide network of representatives and partners, Sauer is always close to its customers. By supplementing the compressor range with high-quality accessories, engineering services, assembly, and service concepts, Sauer provides complete system solutions right up to complete turnkey installations.

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