Aachen, July 01, 2021: Digatron power electronics is pleased to announce the appointment of Holger Driesch as the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, effective from 01 July 2021. Holger Driesch will be one of the Managing Directors along with Stefan Rungen and Dieter Brockel. Holger joined Digatron in December 2020 as a Chief Technical Officer and was promoted to take on the role of CEO.
Kevin Campbell, who headed the company as CEO since 2014 has taken on a new executive role at group level to focus on developing the global strategy and market development of the entire global group of Digatron companies in Aachen (Germany), Shelton (USA), Qingdao (China), Pune (India) and our newly created Digatron Systems in Milan (Italy).

Holger holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering with a specialization in micro-electronics. His impressive career spans over 24 years, bringing a wide & deep range of experiences in leading the development, engineering, R&D and project management teams. Reflecting on his new role, Holger said: “I would like to thank Digatron’s founder Rolf Beckers for giving me this opportunity and I am excited to have this new role. We have great capability in the market and Digatron is already an established brand in the battery industry. 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.”
Pictured : Digatron's founder & Chairman Rolf Beckers (right) and Holger Driesch (left)
Commenting on Holger Driesch’s appointment, Chairman Rolf Beckers said: “Holger is a futuristic leader. Just in the span of 7 months, he brought a wave of change in the organization. Looking further ahead to 2021 with the extensive opportunities in the market, 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 innovative products.”


About Digatron

Digatron is an international group of companies with headquarters in Aachen (Germany), with global manufacturing facilities in USA, China, India & Italy. Considered as the electronic innovators within the battery industry, Digatron’s purpose has always been energizing the battery world with advanced turn-key power electronic solutions.


Since over half a century, the company has grown continuously and have become the recognized partner of the leading battery and automotive industry internationally. Digatron offers equipment, systems and devices for the production, testing and development of power storage and batteries of any technology such as lithium, lead, NiMH, NaS and of any size, from a single cell, 12 V starter battery to the 800kW lithium module of an electric vehicle.


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