Wim-VangeenbergheFRANCE: Wim Vangeenberghe, director and general manager sales of Daikin Europe, is reported to have been named vice president of Daikin France.

The move was reported in the French construction press yesterday. According to Le Moniteur, He will be particularly responsible for the management of sales and marketing of the company, a position held until now by Denis Biossac who is appointed technical director.

Vangeenberghe (right) joined Daikin Europe in 1990 and moved to the UK in 1993 to help in the establishment of Daikin UK. He then took the responsibility of distributors throughout south east Europe, including France before being appointed sales planning manager at Daikin Europe and director of the sales division.

Frédéric Pignard, former technical director of Daikin France, is said to have been appointed director of the new CSR division and institutional relations.