ASPOCOMP GROUP OYJ PRESS RELEASE December 4, 2006 at 10:00 AM
HENRY GILCHRIST TO BE IN CHARGE OF ASPOCOMP’S ASIAN OPERATIONS
Henry Gilchrist (49) has been appointed SVP, Asian operations, as of January 8,
2007. He will take charge of the Aspocomp Group’s operations in China and India,
with the initial focus on China. He will join the Aspocomp Group’s Executive
Committee and report to CEO Maija-Liisa Friman.
Mr. Gilchrist has an impressive track record in operations and sales of global
companies located in Asia. He is currently working at Elcoteq as Director
Business Development, Sales & Marketing, Asia Pacific. Mr. Gilchrist’s previous
experience includes business development, sales and marketing, operations and
general management at several IBM companies in China. In addition, he has solid
understanding of organization reengineering, strategic planning, M&A, quality
improvement, logistics and human resources development.
For further information, please contact Maija-Liisa Friman, CEO,
tel. +358 9 7597 0711.
ASPOCOMP GROUP OYJ
President and CEO
Aspocomp: Innovative interconnection solutions for the electronics industry
The Aspocomp Group offers and develops innovative interconnection solutions for
the electronics industry in close cooperation with its customers. We are strongly
positioned as a supplier of mobile data terminal equipment components and aim to
further bolster our position as a supplier to the automotive industry and data
communications networks. We offer our global customers a fast road to mass
production through flexible and cost-effective adaptation of new technologies.
The Aspocomp Group’s production facilities are located close to its customers in
Finland, China, and Thailand. In 2005, the Group’s net sales stood at EUR 154
million and it had about 3,400 employees.
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