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New General Manager in Atlas Copco Compressor Technique customer center


Atlas Copco has announced the appointment of Ignace Cappuyns as General Manager of the company's Compressor Technique customer center in India. He will take up the post with immediate effect.

Atlas Copco India - Ignace Cappuyns
Ignace Cappuyns holds a master’s degree in electro-mechanical engineering from KU Leuven, Belgium. Ignace joined Atlas Copco as a product engineer in 1989 at Antwerp, Belgium. In 1999 he moved to France and held the position of general manager. After several successful years as the general manager in France, Greece and Australia, he moved to Antwerp and was promoted to vice president marketing – Oil-free Air Division in 2007 and then business development manager for Oil-free Air Division in 2010.

“We are delighted to have Ignace join us to lead Compressor Technique customer center in India. Ignace is a seasoned professional with a proven track record of success. His enormous experience and customer focus will steer the business towards continued growth.” commented Peter Wagner, President, Gas and Process Division.

Ignace comments, “I am looking forward to working with the people in India and developing the company. The potential in India is large. Our challenge will be to realize it. I feel we have good possibilities to develop. It will be matter of integrating the Atlas Copco way of doing business with the realities of the Indian market. On a personal level I look forward to discovering exotic India with my wife and children.”

For further information please contact:

  • Shalini Sharma, Head-Corporate Communications
    +91 (0)20 39852432 or +91 95613 84089
Atlas Copco is an industrial group with world-leading positions in compressors, expanders and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. With innovative products and services, Atlas Copco delivers solutions for sustainable productivity. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 170 countries. In 2012, Atlas Copco had 39 800 employees and revenues of BSEK 90.5 (BEUR 10.5).

Atlas Copco’s Compressor Technique business area provides industrial compressors, gas and process compressors and expanders, air and gas treatment equipment and air management systems. It has a global service network and offers specialty rental services. Compressor Technique innovates for sustainable productivity in the manufacturing, oil and gas, and process industries. Principal product development and manufacturing units are located in Belgium, Germany, the United States, China and India.

Atlas Copco (India) Ltd. started operations in 1960, and has 22 offices across India, the registered office being at Pune. In 2011, Atlas Copco (India) Ltd. had about 2 500 employees and in the period from 1st  January 2011 to 31st March 2012, revenues of INR 2 600 cr (MEUR 400).