Jens Poehlker joins Robe Asia Pacific
APAC: Jens Poehlker has been appointed managing director for the Robe Asia Pacific team based in Singapore, as the company recruits additional staff to expand and develop within the region. Mr Poehlker boasts previous industry experience, having run the Singapore office of MA Lighting for nine years, and is familiar with the demands of overseeing a regional sales operation for a global brand.
‘We welcome Jens to the Robe Family,’ commented Robe Lighting CEO and co-founder, Josef Valchar. ‘He is very well liked in our industry, and his passion for the business and can-do approach is a perfect fit with our core values. We really are excited about the future that lies ahead in the Asia Pacific region.’
‘We needed someone with high calibre business credentials,’ added Harry von den Stemmen, Robe sales director. ‘They had to be familiar with Asian culture, enterprise and methodology as well as have the right positive long-term vision and foresight to co-ordinate our Asia Pacific operation going forward.’
Mr Poehlker was confident about his new role. ‘Leveraging this excellent team and these great products, with what is yet to come on the new release front, I believe Robe is poised for further growth. I’m extremely proud to come on-board and be a part of making this happen.’