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Norbert Paprocki appointed President Portable Energy division
Norbert Paprocki has been appointed President of the Portable Energy division within Atlas Copco’s Construction Technique business area. Currently President of the Chicago Pneumatic Tools division within the Industrial Technique business area, he will assume his new position on July 15, 2012. Norbert Paprocki succeeds Geert Follens, who recently became president of Industrial Air, a division within the Atlas Copco Compressor Technique business area.
has an international background in the industrial tools and assembly business. He started his career in 1984 as a product manager at Georges Renault in Nantes, France. After various sales manager positions in Europe, he moved to the United States in 1996 as marketing manager for Chicago Pneumatic. Three years later, he came back to France as General Manager for the Georges Renault product company. He has held his current position since 2006.
“Norbert is a proven strategic leader with broad international experience, from research and design to aftermarket business. He has achieved good business results and has solid experience from mergers and acquisitions. I am very pleased to have him leading the team and heading further development of the Atlas Copco Portable Energy business,” says Nico Delvaux, Business Area President, Construction Technique.
Norbert Paprocki is a French citizen born in 1960. He holds a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Paris Raspail and an MBA from HEC Paris.