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Mapal Group appoints new chief sales officer

Posted on 07 Jul 2024. Edited by: Tony Miles. Read 483 times.
Mapal Group appoints new chief sales officerClaudio Gabos is the new chief sales officer of the Mapal Group. Photo: Mapal

Claudio Gabos has been appinted as the new chief sales officer of the Mapal Group and joins the Mapal executive team, taking over the role from Siegfried Wendel. Mr Gabos has been with Mapal since 2015 and has been managing director of the Italian subsidiary of the precision tool manufacturer since 2017. He was also responsible for strategic projects with a global scope.

Dr Jochen Kress, president of the Mapal Group, said: “We are delighted that we have been able to promote Claudio to this position — he is a trusted colleague who has the ideal qualifications for this role. We are convinced that he will make an important contribution to the further development of the Mapal Group.”

Mr Gabos has over 20 years’ experience in the field of precision tools and machine tools. He has held various management positions, particularly in sales, including as managing director and sales manager of an Italian trading company. In addition to projects of national importance, he was responsible for the market launch of international premium brands.

Mr Gabos said: “It is a privilege for me to continue the successful history of the Mapal Group as the new chief sales officer. I am focussing on sharpening a channel-based sales strategy as well as expanding the close network with our customers and partners. Our globally active, dedicated direct sales team is a key success factor for the Mapal brand. Supplemented by a strong strategy for the other sales channels, we will confidently continue on our chosen path and generate continuous, sustainable growth.”