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Digatron promotes Driesch as former CEO Campbell takes new global role

Thu, 08/05/2021 - 11:53 -- paul Crompton
Image: Driesch (left) is congratulated by Rolf Beckers

German headquartered Digatron Power Electronics has promoted Holger Driesch as the new managing director and chief executive officer. 

Driesch joined Digatron last December as a chief technical officer and will become a company managing director along with Stefan Rungen and Dieter Brockel. 

His new role will support steering the company products and solutions to achieve maximum growth and establish Digatron as a “globally dominant company” with a range of products.

Kevin Campbell, who was the company’s CEO since 2014, has taken on an executive role at group level to focus on developing the global strategy and market development of Digatron’s companies in Germany, US, China, India and the newly created Digatron Systems in Italy.

Driesch said: “Building further on our success is a challenge I accept with determination and fierce ambition for the firm. I am determined to continue Digatron’s momentum leading to greater heights.”

Read about Digatron’s pioneering work in lead-acid battery formation in the latest edition of BEST mag here

Image: Driesch (left) is congratulated by Rolf Beckers

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Lead-acid firm Digatron launches European lithium-ion cell assembly equipment division

Fri, 02/07/2020 - 12:41 -- paul Crompton

German battery testing and formation company Digatron Power Electronics has launched a lithium-ion cell production division. 

Based in Italy, Digatron Systems will offer tailored integrated solutions for lithium-ion cell production, formation and module assembly.

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Digatron completes fourth C-level appointment as it looks to target Asia's battery market

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 14:31 -- paul Crompton

Battery test and formation firm Digatron Power Electronics has announced the latest in a string of managerial changes as it pushes into the global lithium-ion and lead-acid markets.

Last month, Digatron promoted He Zhou to general manager charged with strengthening, growing and developing the company’s China subsidiary Digatron (Qingdao) Electronics.

Image: (From right) : Rolf Beckers, He Zhou and Kevin Campbell 

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BCI honours Digatron founder Beckers

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 10:23 -- Xuan Zhong
BCI honours Digatron founder Beckers

Digatron Power Electronics founder and owner Rolf Beckers has been honoured for his work in the battery industry by Battery Council International (BCI).

Beckers, who founded Digatron 50 years ago— at the age of 20 in a workshop at his parents’ home— was presented with the 50th Year Award at BCI’s annual convention in Arizona. He is pictured (right) with Hal Hawk— president of BCI and the Crown Battery Company.

 

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Digatron’s panoply of formation and test kit launched

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 09:54 -- Xuan Zhong
Digatron’s panoply of formation and test kit launched

Digatron Power Electronics, presented an expanded portfolio of formation and test products that offered makers and developers of all electro-chemistries the highest efficiency circuits in the smallest space at the battery show last week.

Very relevant to today’s stringent needs for battery safety evaluation was the new Multiple Circuit Charge/ Discharge Tester & Formation Series.

 

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Digatron opens Italian offices as expansion plans continue

Thu, 02/25/2016 - 14:46 -- paul Crompton
Digatron opens Italian offices as expansion plans continue

Digatron Power Electronics has opened a new office in Italy as part of its continued growth and expansion in central and eastern Europe.

The new sales office in Milan and the hiring of Milanese Massimo Dotzo as its new sales manager is an important part of Digatron’s business strategy.

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Digatron announces new General Manager for China

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 12:43 -- paul Crompton
Digatron announces new General Manager for China

Digatron Power Electronics has appointed German Karl Sobotka as General Manager responsible for Digatron Qingdao China.

Sobotka, who has lived in Qingdao and worked in China for ten years, was chosen for his knowledge of the Asian markets.

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