Thomas Pehrson

Managing Director, Festo Greater China, Germany

Thomas Pehrson,Managing Director Of Greater China in Festo Group, joins this branch with his more than 30-year international working experience in Automation Industry. Beforerelocating to China, he worked as Management Advisor for Festo Region America for 13 months,with focus on Mexico and Brazil. Prior to that, he managed Festo Netherlands as GeneralManager for 16 years since 1999. Under his management, Festo Netherlands was awarded the“Best Managed Companies Golden Award” for five sequential years since Year 2008. Priorto joining Festo, Mr. Pehrson served as General Manager for Omron Europe Marketing Group,responsible for defining and implementing the sales and marketing strategy. At his earlier career,Mr. Pehrson served Allen-Bradley / Rockwell Automation with various responsibilities in StrategicSales, Product Management and Software Engineering functions. Mr. Pehrson also sits on theSupervisory Board of Nijkerk Holding and Board of Directors of Ferranti Computer Systems.