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HAUG Sauer Kompressoren Appoints Bruno Garcia as CEO

Swiss manufacturer HAUG Sauer Kompressoren AG appointed Bruno Garcia as its new CEO. Garcia has already been a member of management, that was led for many years by the past CEO Beat Frefel. The Company, part of the Sauer Compressors Group, also presented Emanuel Scheffknecht as the new Sales Director.

Bruno Garcia is the new CEO of HAUG Sauer Kompressoren.

New Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Bruno Garcia brings experience in international management and an excellent know-how of the compressor industry. The engineer worked in HAUG Sauer Kompressoren management roles, most recently as Chief Operating Officer (COO) with responsibility for product development, order processing, production, customer service, finance, and IT. Beat Frefel, who managed the compressor manufacturing operations for 22 years, leaves the Company due to personal reasons.

Emanuel Scheffknecht will take over the position of Sales Director at HAUG Sauer Kompressoren. The economist, who holds a doctoral degree, worked in leading positions for internationally operating manufacturers of medical devices and was the managing director of a trading company.

About Sauer Compressors and HAUG Sauer Kompressoren

HAUG Sauer Kompressoren AG, based in St. Gallen, is a long-established company, that was founded in 1896. As part of the Sauer Compressors Group, it forms the global center for oil-free compressor technology. Core competencies are the development and the production of process gas compressors of the HAUG product line. Sauer Compressors is a medium-sized German group of companies with 14 international subsidiaries. The company looks back on more than 135 years of history and over 85 years of experience in compressed air and gas technology. These days, the focus is on the development, manufacture and sale of oil-lubricated, and oil-free medium- and high-pressure compressors for applications in commercial shipping, industry and navy. In addition to standard products, customized solutions are offered for every type of application for individual customers, OEMs and globally active companies. With a worldwide network of representatives and partners, Sauer is always close to its customers. By supplementing the compressor range with high-quality accessories, engineering services, assembly, and service concepts, Sauer provides complete system solutions right up to complete turnkey installations. For further information please visit: and