ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has appointed Olivier Coquerel as Managing Director of ABB in the Philippines, effective October 16, 2017. He succeeds John Gerald Fyfe, who has taken on another role within the organization.
Coquerel brings to the Philippines a wealth of experience in the robotics and motion industry, amassed from over 16 years of actively promoting ABB’s robotics business in France, Australia, and China.
During this time, he has played a pivotal role in strengthening ABB’s robotics business portfolio and bolstering projects and processes to achieve profitable growth by building strategic relationships with prospective and existing customers and system integrators, exploring new customer segments, and expanding current ones, leveraging on ABB’s presence and diverse portfolio across the globe.
In his new role, Coquerel will be responsible for driving and expanding organic growth and profitability in the Philippines, and ensuring ABB’s strong market presence in the sectors and industries that it operates in.
He joined ABB in France in 2000 as Sales Engineer, and has since held key management roles that leveraged on his technical and business development expertise.
Coquerel graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Valenciennes Institute of Technology in 1995. He also holds a degree in International Industrial Sales and Marketing from the DBS – Industrial Sales School.