Nilfisk South Africa
welcomes Javier Cucalón as new General Manager
Javier Cucalón has been appointed as acting Country Manager
for Nilfisk in South Africa. Javier has been with Nilfisk for a number of years
and has been heading up Nilfisk in the Iberian Region (Spain and Portugal)
since 1998. Javier has a degree
in engineering and an MBA from IESE in Barcelona.
Terkildsen, Executive Vice President for Nilfisk in Europe, Middle East and
“Over the past few months,
there have been
some important changes within Nilfisk geared towards leveraging key synergies
across the business. Included in these changes has been the establishment of a
Middle East and Africa region headed out of the South African office. We would
like to welcome Javier Cucalón as the new head of this region, and with his
vast industry experience, we strongly believe that he will make a positive
difference for our customers in South Africa”.
Javier Cucalon, new General Manager for Nilfisk South Africa
Javier will step in as General
Manager for Nilfisk in South Africa and the rest of the African and Middle East
Region with immediate effect. Johan Coertzen remains as Finance and Operations Director and will
act as the local Site Manager and senior within the company on a local level
for the foreseeable future.
Gavin Herold, current General Manager for Nilfisk in South Africa,
has stepped down and will pursue new opportunities outside Nilfisk.
“We would like to thank Gavin for the important work he has done
for Nilfisk in South Africa. He has played a key role in the South African
operations over the past 12 years and has done great work as General Manager
over the past 3 years” says Anders Terkildsen, Executive Vice President for
Nilfisk in Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Marketing Manager MEA