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New General Manager in Atlas Copco Product Company Pune


Pune, August 5, 2014: Atlas Copco has recently appointed Zhen Chen as General Manager of Atlas Copco Product Company Pune in India. In his new mission, Zhen will be responsible for the company’s operations at Pune, including both  manufacturing facilities – Dapodi as well as Chakan.

Atlas Copco India - Zhen Chen
Zhen brings a wealth of experience to the position complemented by a highly respected operational excellence and strong leadership background after serving in many positions in Atlas Copco China. He began his career in 2000 as a process engineer in Atlas Copco Wuxi, China and subsequently served in varied positions – production team leader for Industrial Air in 2003, manufacturing manager for Atlas Copco Wuxi in 2004, operation manager for Atlas Copco Wuxi Assembly in 2009. He was also responsible for construction project of Atlas Copco Wuxi Plant 2 in 2010 and in 2013 he became plant manager for Wuxi Oil-free air.

A native of China, Zhen holds a degree in Industry automatic control from Wuxi Jiangnan University.

We are thrilled to have Zhen leading our factories in Pune and Chakan in India. His leadership skills, knowledge and experience will be a great asset to Atlas Copco (India) Ltd. commented Horst Wasel, President, Medical Gas Solutions division.

Zhen comments, “I look forward to living in Pune, India, working with the local team, enjoying the new culture and bringing my contribution.”

For further information please contact:

  • Shalini Sharma, Head-Corporate Communications
    Tel: +91 (0) 20 3985 2432, (M) +91 95613 84089
Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. The Group serves customers with innovative compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. Atlas Copco develops products and service focused on productivity, energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics.  The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 180 countries. In 2013, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 84 (BEUR 9.7) and more than 40 000 employees.
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 2012, Atlas Copco (India) Ltd. had about 2 500 employees and in the period from 1st April 2012 to 31st March 2013, revenues of INR 2 600 cr (MEUR 400).