Rockwell Automation announces the appointment of Gilles Pacaud as Managing Director france.
Gilles Pacaud, 52, began his career at Rockwell Automation in 1990 as a commercial engineer. He quickly developed the Western region, took over the responsibility of the Paris agency to double the turnover and develop the major accounts and then became regional director.
In 2000, he was appointed European Sales Manager of EJA, which specialises in industrial safety products. Thanks to his managerial qualities, the integration of this entity of Rockwell Automation is a success, and he is promoted to EMEA sales manager of the Business Unit "Sensor, Safety and Connectivity"
In 2004, he took on a new challenge and took the helm of services and solutions france and Benelux. It reorganizes the department resulting in strong growth. He quickly expanded his experience by strengthening his teams first in Southern Europe and then in the Middle East and Africa.
He will develop sales and new services and gain recognition from the department as EMEA Associate Director.
"His background in our company has given him an excellent command of our activities, both products and services. His knowledge of current expectations and challenges in the industrial automation sector in the French market, and his experience with large accounts and distributors at both the France and EMEA levels will allow us to increase business opportunities in France," commented Urs Marti, Rockwell Automation's regional sales manager for the EMEA region.
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