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26.02.2018

YUETCHIN HOI joins Digatron Power Electronics

YUETCHIN HOI joins Digatron Power Electronics as the new GM for Digatron’s China manufacturing and sales operation located in Qingdao

YUETCHIN HOI joins Digatron Power Electronics as the new GM for Digatron’s China manufacturing and sales operation located in Qingdao. Mr Hoi replaces the now retiring GM Karl Sobotka who was a well known industry figure in Digatron’s China business. Kevin Campbell the CEO and Managing Director for Digatron is delighted to welcome Yuetchin on board and say “ one of the many strengths of our new GM is that he truly is a global business strategist.  Yuetchin has specialized in helping western companies leverage the opportunities in Asia, especially China, Yuetchin had been living in Asia and building businesses in Asia for the past 28 years, and having lived in Shanghai for over 8 years, Yuetchin has developed extensive business networks

Kevin added, “Yuetchin’s experience at leading a manufacturing operation whilst also growing the sales and support operation is exemplary. Yuetchin had previously served as the President, Stanley Works Asia Pacific for 6 years from 2000 through 2006.  A member of Stanley’s Corporate Executive Council, he reported directly to the Chairman and CEO, John Trani.  He was the regional leader of Stanley’s 5 plants, 15 sales and distribution offices across Asia Pacific, from China to Australia and New Zealand. 

Yuetchin was previously with Thomas & Betts (T&B) since 1996.  During his 4 year career with T&B, he held the positions of Global Marketing Manager, Electronics (1998) and Business Development Manager, Storage Products (1996).  Most recently, he was VP Sales & Marketing, Asia, based in Taiwan. 

Before joining T&B in 1996, Yuetchin was Regional Marketing & Engineering Manager, Asia for Framatome Connectors International (FCI).  (Now known as Areva of France)

Kevin Campbell, CEO concluded… “On behalf of Digatron and the Chairman,   Mr. Rolf Beckers, we are delighted to welcome Yuetchin Hoi into the Digatron family as the new GM of China, and we are very excited to support Yuetchin in the launch of a whole new range of Battery Test & Formation equipment into the Chinese market.”

February 2018