Focus on globalization
Eching, Germany, February 8, 2006: Effective January 1, 2006, Dipl. Ing. (FH) Norbert Hauser, previously responsible for marketing for the EMEA region, has taken charge of global marketing initiatives for Kontron AG as Vice President of Marketing. With this newly created position, Kontron is paving the way towards a globally-orientated corporate structure.
Mr. Hauserâs focus is on intensifying Kontron's presence in regional and vertical emerging markets, and consolidating Kontron's branding in its established markets as one of the world's leading manufacturers of embedded and mobile rugged computer technology. As Vice President of Marketing, Mr. Hauser reports directly to CEO Hannes Niederhauser. He will continue to promote the integration of marketing and communications activities, and intensify and optimize cooperation between the marketing teams in EMEA (European-Middle East-Africa), APAC (Asia-Pacific), and North America in order to create global synergies.