Torqeedo GmbH while Stefan J. Hubert is appointed head of marketing of the Torqeedo Group worldwide. Both executives will be based out of Torqeedo’s headquarters in Gilching, Germany.
Christian Pho Duc took over as senior vice president of the sales
management of Torqeedo GmbH on July 1, 2014. For the past five years Pho
Duc worked in the renewable energy sector as managing director of
Smartenergy Renewables Deutschland GmbH and COO of Smartenergy
While previously acting as the company’s vice president,
Pho Duc was responsible for sales of Nanosolar in Europe, MENA and India
and European sales of Solyndra. Prior to entering the solar industry,
Pho Duc worked as a manager in the semiconductor industry for more than
15 years: internationally and in management functions for Qimonda,
Infineon Technologies, Giesecke & Devrient and Siemens. The
47-year-old has a degree in physics from Ludwig Maximilian University of
Munich and a master’s degree in semiconductor physics and
microelectronics from Cambridge University in England.
Also on July 1, 2014, Stefan J. Hubert took on the marketing
management role at Torqeedo. Hubert comes from Procter & Gamble, one
of the largest companies in the consumer goods industry and one of the
most renowned marketing companies in the world. During his five years
with Procter & Gamble, Hubert helped lead international brands such
as Oral-B and blend-a-med to increase sales in Germany, Austria and
Switzerland. Now, the 30-year-old is looking forward to promoting clean
electric mobility on the water. The business administration graduate
studied technology and management-oriented business studies at the
Technical University of Munich, with a minor in mechanical engineering.
Torqeedo CEO Dr. Christoph Ballin is pleased with the additions to
the Torqeedo team. “It is critically important to attract outstanding
professionals from other industries to Torqeedo, alongside excellent
employees from the marine industry,” said Ballin. “Christian Pho Duc and
Stefan Hubert have the excellent background that we were seeking for
these positions, and will strengthen our team both quantitatively and
Torqeedo GmbH is number one in marine electric propulsion. The
company implements an uncompromising high-tech approach to developing
superior and compelling products, such as integrated lithium batteries,
ultralight designs and innovative electronics.
With the best overall efficiency on the market, Torqeedo electric
outboards offer unique performance and range. Motors are available from 1
to 80 hp with innovative accessories, such as solar chargers, high
energy lithium batteries and a smartphone app.
Founded in Starnberg in 2005, Torqeedo is the recipient of many
national and international awards. Its products inspire an ever-growing
fan base around the world and are available in over 40 countries.
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