Advantech, a global leader in intelligent IoT devices and solutions (stock symbol: 2395), announced today the recent appointment of Dirk Finstel as Associate Vice President Embedded IoT Europe. The appointment became effective from January 1st, 2019. Dirk will lead the Embedded IoT sector in Europe. This strategic appointment underlines the importance of the Embedded business in Europe within Advantech.
Dirk Finstel brings over 25 years of experience within the embedded computing sector, having had a successful career in both sales and technology. Dirk was previously CEO of Sales & Marketing for the embedded boards division and CTO and member of the management board of Kontron AG; Dirk worked several years as CEO EMEA and EVP at ADLINK Technology, Inc. thereafter. In his most recent role, Dirk worked as Managing Partner / CTO at eCOUNT embedded in Munich, Germany.
Advantech is welcoming Dirk at a crucial stage, as it is poised to generate greater sales from its embedded sector.