Belimo appoints new CEO Lars van der Haegen
He replaces Jacques Sanche will leave the company at the end of September
Belimo Holding AG in Switzerland announced that CEO Dr. Jacques Sanche will leave the company at the end of September.
The company said in a statement that Dr Sanche had considerably influenced and shaped the development of the Belimo Group since September, 2007.
"During his term in office, the company has grown continuously and further expanded its leading position in damper actuators and control valves. He has decided to take on a new professional challenge and is leaving the company at his own request and on the best of terms," the statement contiuned.
As successor of Dr Sanche the Board of Directors has appointed Lars van der Haegen as new CEO of the Belimo Group starting July 1, 2015.
Van der Haegen has been the President of Belimo Americas and Member of the Executive Committee since November, 2010. Prior to that, he was employed by Belimo in various positions since 2000.
He has HVAC application and industry knowledge paired with master degrees in business from Columbia Business School in New York and the London Business School. The Board of Directors has started the search for his successor.
The Belimo Group is aglobal manufacturer of electrical actuator products and valve systems for heating.