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Jens Torkel appointed new Vice President Sales & Customer Service of Romaco Group

Change at the top in sales

Jens Torkel has been appointed Romaco’s new Vice President Sales & Customer Service. He succeeds Pietro Tomasi, who will retire at the end of October. From September 2022, Torkel will be responsible for the Romaco Group’s international sales and service organisation.

Romaco Holding GmbH appointed Jens Torkel as the new Vice President Sales & Customer Service. In this position, he will be responsible for managing the international sales and service activities of the Romaco Group from September 2022. Torkel succeeds Pietro Tomasi, who will be leaving the company and retiring at the end of October. The management of the Romaco Group would like to thank Mr. Tomasi for his crucial contribution to the expansion of the international sales organisation and for his personal commitment in the acquisition of the Spanish manufacturer STE Tecpharm, S. L.

“Jens Torkel will consistently pursue the reorganisation of the global sales structure initiated by Pietro Tomasi. We’re well on track here and I consider Mr. Torkel to be the ideal person to strengthen our market position sustainably as one of the world’s leading manufacturers of pharmaceutical machinery and to generate further growth. Jens Torkel will enhance our sales performance in the long run, not least due to his formidable leadership qualities and his experience and competence dealing with international customers”, says Jörg Pieper, CEO Romaco Group.

Prior to joining the Romaco Group, Torkel was Chief Executive Officer of Rovema GmbH. In the course of his professional career spanning more than 30 years, he has held numerous top management positions with suppliers to the pharmaceutical industry. Amongst other appointments, he spent many years as Managing Director of IMA Kilian GmbH & Co. KG, IWK Verpackungstechnik GmbH and Bobst Bielefeld GmbH. Jens Torkel is a native of Schwarzenbek in northern Germany and has a BA in industrial engineering from Schleswig-Holstein Business Academy.

“I’m very much looking forward to my new role at the helm of the Romaco Group’s sales organisation and I’d like to thank the management for their confidence in my ability to fulfil it effectively”, explains Jens Torkel, Vice President Sales & Customer Service, Romaco Group. “My extensive management experience and my profound knowledge of the processing and packaging technology industries will benefit me at Romaco. As I see it, one of my most important tasks in sales will be to successfully derive strategies from the latest market trends and implement them profitably in the long term. I’ll have to keep an eye on the entire value chain at all times, and in particular on the sustainability of our products and processes – which for me is the key to business success and optimal customer satisfaction.”

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