Olaf Kastens has been named as central European account manager for KOE Europe. He will be responsible for providing design in and sales support to OEM accounts and the central European distribution sales channel.
With over 15 years’ experience selling electronic components, power modules and TFT displays to OEM and distribution customers, Kastens joins KOE Europe from German power semiconductor manufacturer Semikron where he held the position of regional sales manager. Previous industry experience includes sales engineer roles at Renesas, NEC and STMicroelectronics.
Mark Stanley, KOE Europe, General Manager commented, “Olaf joins KOE Europe with a wealth of semiconductor and display industry experience. Olaf’s knowledge and experience will be highly beneficial supporting our growing business with OEM customers and distributors. Central Europe is a key region for KOE and it is essential we maintain a knowledgeable and experienced account management team to support local business needs.”
Based in Hamburg, Germany, Kastens will manage new and existing business opportunities for KOE Europe throughout central Europe and joins existing account manager Tatjana Rex in supporting and developing central European business.