Annette WilleGERMANY: Annette Wille is to look after all of GEA Refrigeration Technologies’ freezer activities worldwide as the new president technology centre freezer. 

The former director of marketing, Annette responsibilities will include product development and manufacture in factories in Canada, France, China, and Brazil and support of its worldwide sales offices.

She directly reports to John Ansbro, chief technology officer of GEA Refrigeration Technologies and succeeds Robert Laflamme, who has left the company.

Annette Wille is bachelor of engineering. She previously worked in engineering design and development for Piller, the specialists in power supply and uninterruptible power systems, and AEG (later Alstom Energietechnik), joining GEA Air Treatment in early 2004.

She was made director of marketing at GEA Refrigeration Technologies in 2010.

Annette Wille’s successor is Tobias Kahmann, who assumes his new position as director of the merged departments marketing and market Intelligence.