Wessel steps up to Europe-wide role
Thomas Wessel has been promoted to the position of Managing Director for European Sales and Marketing
Analog Devices (ADI) has announced the promotion of Thomas Wessel to the position of Managing Director for European Sales and Marketing. Wessel will be responsible for spearheading the company's European sales effort, managing an experienced team of sales people across the region to provide both technical support and business development for all customers, direct and distribution.
Wessel brings over ten years experience supporting electronics customers across Central Europe, which includes Austria, Benelux, Switzerland, Germany, as well as the Nordic region - Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark.
Wessel supported customers involved in diverse specialties such as automotive engineering, process control, factory automation, medical and industrial instrumentation, telecommunications networking equipment and wireless devices.
Wessel has been responsible for driving ADI revenue growth and design-win activities and developing a top-notch sales team in Europe's largest region.
'Thomas Wessel's track record in Central Europe will serve him well as he takes on this critical leadership role across all of Europe'.
'Europe continues to be a strategically important region for ADI, with terrific growth potential as well as a broad and profitable customer base', said Vincent Roche, Vice President, Worldwide Sales for Analog Devices.
'His familiarity with the key challenges facing ADI's European customers will provide a strong foundation for the company to build upon as we mobilise toward achieving a $1 billion revenue target in Europe in the next few years'.
Wessel joined Analog Devices in 2003.
Prior to joining ADI, he was Central European Sales Manager and Worldwide Account Manager for Texas Instruments.
Wessel holds a BS in applied physics from Fachhochschule Lubeck (University of Applied Sciences).
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