Advantech-DLoG, the leading international specialist in the design and manufacture of industrial PC and on-board vehicle computer solutions today announces that Didier Cousin has joined its staff. Didier will be taking on the position of Channel Director, Europe and will be based in our office in Nanterre, France. He will be responsible to select and enhance the channel partners in Europe.
Advantech-DLoG organization is experiencing exponential growth and now requires additional resources and re-organization of its go to market model. With a master degree in engineering Didier COUSIN brings industry expertise he acquired at LXE (now Honeywell Corporation) for more than 17 years where he started his career in sales, then became France country manager for 8 years before taking on the challenge of managing the Southern Europe region. He built the distribution channel at the European level when LXE decided to go 100% indirect.
Manfred Lachauer, Vice President of Global Sales, quotes "The acquisition of DLoG GmbH by Advantech Corporation have provided synergies that we now need to exploit and capitalize on by adding senior experienced staff who can take us to the next level of providing excellent products and support to our partner community. Didier delivers major value to our staff in Europe. "
Advantech- DLoG strengthens its position as a leader of the VMCs market with a large and complete product range such as the new XMT5 (picture) and the TREK family which targets fleet management and telematics. Recently Advantech-DLoG has been awarded a contract to equip 15,000 buses with TREK devices to monitor vehicle use and provide a solution to a large fleet operator.
The former DLoG GmbH, now Advantech-DLoG reflecting a profit center and a center of excellence within the Advantech Group since March 2010, was established in 1985 and has made a name for itself as a global player in the field of industrial PC and vehicle terminal solutions for extremely challenging environments – in construction machinery, forklifts, trucks, mining equipment and industrial production. The new brand name of Advantech-DLoG combines the experience and market leadership gained by both companies in the past with the objective of turning Advantech-DLoG into a leading global provider for selected vertical markets such as warehousing, heavy goods management and fleet management. Advantech-DLoG is the byword for cutting-edge sectoral innovation and a high level of quality. Within the framework of a comprehensive support, sales and marketing network, more than 5,000 Advantech employees are dedicated to providing swift time-to-market services for Advantech-DLoG’s global customer base.