Mr. Daniel Gilgen is a partner and responsible for AI & Robotic and manufacturing with Strategic Swiss Partners. Based in Switzerland Mr. Gilgen has over 30 years professional experience in the capital goods industry, including assembly-, robotic and packaging automation supplying the manufacturing industry of automotive, medical device & pharmaceutical, electronics, photovoltaics and consumer goods. He has held leadership roles in global organizations as COO, GM, VP Sales, Engineering Manager with in depth knowledges in organizational development & strategy, international expansion, operations, sales & business development, Key Account Management, Project Management, engineering and is rounded up with broad business experience in multicultural markets; EMEA, North America, Southeast Asia, China region. He holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering, an Executive MBA in International Management and other certificates in Business Administration and Management, Marketing and Supply.
André W. Lienert
Technology/Manufacturing – Asia & Middle East
Mr. Lienert has over 35 years of experience in the fields of textile applications with short staple spun yarns, carpet & industrial yarns and home textiles, as well as pipe bending machines and manufacturing cells for the automotive, chemical or beverage industry. He has wide experience in the automotive, aircraft & aeronautic industry for gear honing applications. He as expertise in digital printing on various substrates for book of one, packaging and label printing, as well as in injection molds manufacturing for food & beverage, automotive and medical applications. He has held leadership roles in global organizations as CEO, COO and VP Sales, managing companies or business units in India, China, France and UK for several years with in-depth market knowledge in the Middle East and Asia, in particular India and China. He holds a BSc in mechanical engineering and economy.