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20st September 2018

New Senior Vice President Europe

Jacob Schambye joined Hager Group on 3rd September as Senior Vice President Europe. He is tasked with leading European sales with a focus on further development of customer centric solutions for residential and commercial markets. His predecessor, Mike Elbers has joined the Board of Directors as Chief Marketing Officer.

Reporting directly to CEO Daniel Hager, Jacob Schambye, will be based at Hager SE headquarters in Blieskastel, Germany. Mr. Schambye is Danish and 48 years old, he graduated with an MSc in Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School and began his career at The Boston Consulting Group. He has occupied various management positions in industrial companies, most recently at Danfoss and Velux, both world-leading manufacturers in the construction sector. He has extensive experience in successfully leading sales and marketing organisations, is well skilled in product management, organisational change and growth strategies, and has built and coached management teams; this previous experience will contribute to Hager Group reaching its ambitions. 

About Hager Group
Hager Group is a leading supplier of solutions and services for electrical installations in residential, commercial and industrial buildings. Our range of solutions and services extends from energy distribution to cable management and from security systems to building automation.
As an independent family-owned and family-run company based in Blieskastel, Germany, Hager Group is one of the industry’s innovation leaders. A total of 11,400 employees generate a turnover of approximately 1.9 billion euros. Components and solutions are produced at 23 sites around the globe and are trusted by customers in 120 countries worldwide.


Press Release : Senior Vice President Europa Jacob Schambye (PDF, 212 KB)

Pictures : Jacob Schambye (ZIP, 8,9 MB)

Nadja  Hoffmann
Nadja Hoffmann
Group Media Relations
Hager Group
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