Atlas Copco appoints Vagner Rego President of its Compressor Technique business area
Stockholm, Sweden, June 29, 2017: Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has appointed Vagner Rego as President of the Compressor Technique business area and member of Group Management, effective August 1, 2017. Vagner Rego is currently President for the service division within Compressor Technique.
“Vagner is a solid leader with international experience from several different roles,” said Mats Rahmström, President and CEO of the Atlas Copco Group. “His strategic thinking and long track record of enhancing customers’ productivity make him ideal for this role.”
Vagner Rego joined Atlas Copco in 1996 as a trainee engineer in a service workshop in São Paulo State, Brazil. He steadily took on broader responsibilities, and in 2006 he was appointed Business Line Manager for Compressor Technique Service in Brazil. In 2010, Vagner Rego became Vice President Marketing and Sales for the Compressor Technique Service division, based in Belgium. Before he took on his current position as President for the Compressor Technique Service division in 2014, he was General Manager for Construction Technique’s Customer Center in Brazil.
Vagner Rego, a Brazilian citizen, was born in 1972. He has a degree in mechanical engineering from Mackenzie University and an MBA from Ibmec Business School, both located in Brazil.
After excluding the vacuum business that became a business area of its own in 2017, Compressor Technique had revenues of MSEK 36 356 in 2016, of which 43% came from service. The business area has approximately 16 000 employees.
Vagner Rego succeeds Nico Delvaux, who will leave Atlas Copco.
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Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. The Group serves customers with innovative compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. Atlas Copco develops products and services focused on productivity, energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 180 countries. In 2016, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 101 (BEUR 11) and about 45 000 employees. Learn more at www.atlascopcogroup.com.