November 26th, 2019: Atlas Copco India has appointed Tony Van Herbruggen as the General Manager of its Power Technique Customer Center, effective July 2019. He is now leading the core areas of the business – portable air, power and flow divisions in India.
Speaking on Tony’s appointment in his new role, Giovanni Valent, Managing Director, Atlas Copco India, said, “The collective knowledge, analytical input and expertise that Tony brings to the team will push the brand further as the front runner. His years of experience with the brand brings a natural edge to Power Technique, making him an excellent choice for the role.”
Tony has been associated with Atlas Copco since 1981. Starting out in a technical role, he rose through the ranks in marketing and sales to take on senior leadership global positions. Tony has a rich experience as Country Manager in Oman and Regional General Manager in Algeria before taking on the role as General Manager of the Power Technique Customer Centre in India.
Tony’s core strength lies in technical and strategic thinking across product categories from large industrial compressors to portable air compressors, light towers, generators and pumps.
Commenting on his new role, Tony said “I look forward to this new role with Atlas Copco India and I am excited to work with the new team with a new strategic approach. The aim is to keep striving towards our vision of being the industry innovators, and the best solution providers for sustainable productivity in the market.”
Recently, Power Technique received the prestigious Equipment India “best mobile air compressor” award for the fifth time in a row, establishing the innovative strength and strong image which the Atlas Copco brand continues to enjoy under Tony’s leadership.