Burckhardt Compression has appointed Dr Daniel Schillinger as a new Executive Board Member.

Heller, Head of New Machine Sales at Burckhardt Compression and a member of the Executive Board is handing over his management responsibilities to Dr Daniel Schillinger on 1st April 2012.

Dr. Schillinger currently holds a group-level position as Head of Sales & Marketing at an international industrial company. He has many years of experience in sales & marketing, as a department head and in board-level positions at internationally active companies such as Hilti, Mettler Toledo, Grundfos, Landis & Gyr and ABB.

“With Martin Heller as Head of Business Development we can expeditiously pursue the market development goals laid out in our strategic plan. These goals are in addition to the ongoing development of the new machine business,” commented Marcel Pawlicek, CEO for the firm.

“I am therefore very pleased that we were able to engage Dr. Daniel Schillinger, an experienced executive with a proven track record, to lead the Sales activities for the new machine business. This step will enable us to press ahead with our expansion goals at both levels.”

Burckhardt Compression hopes to strengthen and extend its sales organisation in various markets within the scope of its mid-range plan.

Martin Heller, Head of Sales for the new machines business since 2000, will assume responsibility for Business Development at Burckhardt Compression on 1st April 2012 and expedite new business projects as a member of the Executive Board with vast knowledge of the market and proven expertise in international sales and marketing.