Optical-Control GmbH & Co. KG, a global leader in automated component counting technology using X-ray imaging, today announced the appointment of Mr. Ingolf Kutzsche as Vice President of Business Development in Asia.
In this role, Mr. Kutzsche will be responsible for all direct sales and reseller functions for Asia. He has also been entrusted to grow strategic customer accounts and partner relationships that tactically meld with Optical-Controls’s core business objectives.
Mr. Kutzsche brings a broad range of experience to his new position at Optical-Control, including executive sales and global purchasing roles at both startups and large enterprise organizations. Previously, he held the position of Head of IPO Asia (International Procurement Office). In addition, Mr. Kutzsche has established distribution and EMS/OEM channels and driven revenue for various companies in Asia, Europe and North America.
“The team at Optical-Control is excited to grow. I am extremely happy to join them, and I look forward to many years of success. I’m ready to hit the ground running leading both direct and partner sales for Optical-Control’s Asia operations,” said Kutzsche. “With the company’s expanded commitment to building the regional Asia sales presence essential for growth, I am confident of meeting our 2018 sales objectives and taking Optical-Control to the next level.”
Managing Director Wolfgang Peter stated, “We were the first company in the world to offer this solution and have had global success at major OEMs and CMs. We have waited to start in Asia, but we feel it is time. Mr. Kutzsche has been in the electronics manufacturing industry for more than 25 years, and with his industry knowledge and sales network experience he is sure to help us with our growth strategies throughout Asia. The entire team and I are excited to work with him and to expand our company into this important market.
About Optical-Control GmbH & Co. KG
A full-service EMS company, Optical-Control is part of the Elsysko group in Weißenohe, Germany and has 180 employees, four SMT lines, and two throughput lines. The company was founded in 2009 and in 2012, Optical-Control was formed as a sales and service organization for the CCX (component counter X-ray) products. In 2013, the company debuted its first machine: the CCX.1. For more information about Optical-Control, email us at infoASIA@optical-control.com or visit the website at www.optical-control.com.