Höganäs reports that Shashi Shekhar Shukla, former president of its electro and mechanical technologies business, has been appointed the company’s president for continent EMEA.

Andreas Jähnke, currently executive vice president of R&D at global automotive supplier Haldex, will replace Shukla.

 ‘In 2018, we established Alvier Mechatronics, an engineering company that will push the boundaries in the development of electric drive systems for the automotive industry,’ says Fredrik Emilson. ‘Through Alvier Mechatronics’ and Höganäs’ joint offering we improve design processes and create cost-efficient high-performing electric motors. This is where Andreas Jähnke’s competence comes in.’

‘Shashi Shukla’s task is to accelerate the business and support our customers in reaching their goals,’ added Emilson. ‘This is an exciting new step for Shashi and I am confident that his strong background within sales and business unit management is right for the role.’

This story uses material from Höganäs, with editorial changes made by Materials Today. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent those of Elsevier.