Atlas Copco has appointed Ignace Cappuyns as General Manager of the company-'s Compressor Technique customer centre in India. Cappuyns holds a master-'s degree in electro-mechanical engineering from KU Leuven, Belgium, and he joined Atlas Copco as a product engineer in 1989 at Antwerp, Belgium. In 1999 he moved to France and held the position of General Manager. After several
successful years as the General Manager in France, Greece and Australia, he moved to Antwerp and was promoted to Vice-President Marketing Oil-free Air Division in 2007 and then Business Development Manager for Oil-free Air Division in 2010.
Ignace Cappuyns is a seasoned professional with a proven track record of success. His enormous experience and customer focus will help steer the business towards continued growth. On his appointment, Cappuyns comments, -'I am looking forward to working with the people in India and developing the company. The potential in India is large. Our challenge will be to realise it. I feel we have good possibilities to develop. It will be matter of integrating the Atlas Copco way of doing business with the realities of the Indian market. On a personal level, I look forward to discovering exotic India with my wife and children.'