Tripptree joins Lödige Industries from Swisslog with whom he spent 11 years in China and more recently 3 years as the Vice President leading the multi-million dollar service business for the Americas region. He draws on over 25 years of experience in the automation and materials handling arena and holds an MBA from Henley Business School in the UK.
“It is with great pleasure that I join the Lödige Industries team and I look forward to delivering the company’s ambitious growth plans in the region,” comments Tripptree, “Lödige has a tremendous track record of project delivery and I believe that its integrated offer of German engineering expertise and regional supply chains will continue to deliver excellence and cost-effectiveness to its clients in Asia Pacific.”
”Nick has a strong record of achievement in Asia and beyond, says Philippe De Backer, CEO of Lödige Industries, “and I’m delighted to announce his appointment, Nick’s experience in the Chinese market will also help us to further increase our penetration of that market.”
Jeff Read, who moves back to Australia with his family, has been the Managing Director of Lödige Asia since its inception in 2004. “Jeff has had an incredible impact on our business in Asia Pacific. I would like to thank him for his contribution and leadership. Without him Lödige Asia would not be the business it is today.”
Lödige Asia is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lödige Industries. Headquartered in Hong Kong and with offices in Beijing, Singapore, Malaysia and Australia, it serves the entire Asia Pacific region.