Enics Appoints Elke Eckstein as President and CEO


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Elke Eckstein is appointed Enics president and CEO from April 1, 2019 onwards. Eckstein has been a member of the board of directors since 2017 and is now taking up the role as president and CEO, driving the sustainable success of Enics customers together with Enics team.

Eckstein has an extensive career and background in electronics, lighting and semiconductor industries. Prior to Enics, she has been working as a member of the management board, COO and CDO at Weidmueller Group and in various executive management positions in operations, supply chain and R&D at OSRAM, AMD, Altis Semiconductors and Siemens.

Besides her operational assignments, she has held several positions of trust in listed and non-listed companies across Europe and is member of the advisory board of the Diesel CTO Forum.

“Enics is a successful company, which constantly demonstrates to be a true global player and reliable partner to its customers. I am looking forward to my new task to lead Enics to the next level in sustainable customer experience, excellence and growth in industrial electronics arena,” says Elke Eckstein.

Lasse Heinonen, chairman of the board of directors of Enics, is welcoming Eckstein in her new role: “Elke has been involved in Enics strategy update process since the beginning and her appointment ensures a smooth continuation of the strategy execution already started. This is important for Enics, we want to be a sustainable and reliable long-term partner to our customers, suppliers and other stakeholders.” He is also thanking Petri Suikkanen, interim president and CEO for his contribution: “On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Petri Suikkanen and the whole Enics team at this stage for their work during the transition period. Petri will continue in his role as SVP and CFO after Eckstein starts as president and CEO.”

Eckstein will start her Enics journey by meeting her key business partners and employees and all other stakeholders enabling Enics success. Enics board of directors is wishing the best of success to Eckstein in her new position.

About Enics

Enics is the partner of choice for professional electronics in the fields of energy, industrial automation, transportation, building automation and instrumentation. As one of the largest electronics manufacturing services (EMS) providers in the world in the Industrial electronics segment, Enics helps industrial OEMs to optimize their value chains and improve their competitiveness through increased productivity and product reliability as well as decreased time-to-money and total cost of ownership. Enics provides end-to-end EMS services ranging from engineering, full-scale manufacturing and after sales services to sourcing and supply chain management. Enics’ world-class offering includes fast prototyping, new product introduction, cost reduction services, test system development, printed circuit board assembly, box build, system assembly, as well as repair and maintenance.

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