WEG Australia, an Australian company specialising in motors, drives, controls and transformers, has announced the appointment of Richard Walker as Sales and Marketing Director and as a member of the Board of Directors.

Richard Walker replaces Djalma Wolf, who has served as Sales and Marketing Director of WEG Australia since August 2011, with over 24 years within the WEG group. WEG Australia would also like to congratulate Mr Wolf on his newly appointed position as Director of WEG Energy products in Germany.

“We take this opportunity to thank Djalma Wolf for his valuable contributions during his time at WEG Australia and we wish him and his family all the very best in his new endeavours in Europe,” said Romo Herzog, Managing Director of WEG Australia.

Richard Walker brings more than 30 years of relevant industry experience to his new role having previously served as National Business Partner Development Manager of WEG Australia Pty. Ltd.

Mr Walker`s experience ranges from in-field commissioning of large machines to brand development, as well as front-line operations; establishing ‘green-field’ business operations and mutually beneficial agreements with end users and service providers.

“We welcome Richard’s experience and leadership to the WEG Australia Head Office Team,” said Mr Herzog. “In his new role as Sales and Marketing Director, he will be responsible for strengthening WEG`s position in the Australian marketplace as well as helping WEG to expand its product portfolios. His results-oriented approach and ability to think strategically will play a pivotal role in extending our innovative track record, while helping us to grow profitably.”

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About WEG Australia

WEG Australia has grown over the past 18 years to emerge as a major supplier of electric products and systems within Australia. Today, WEG Australia delivers to a diverse range of sectors complete solutions including electric motors, drives, soft starters and low voltage switchgear and power transformers to the market.With high performance, flexibility and simplicity in mind, WEG’s products are designed for an array of industrial applications including pumps, fans, compressors and conveyors. From fractional motors to complex engineered machines, contactors to medium voltage drive systems, WEG has a comprehensive line of products to suit Australian industry needs.


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