Jan Backes will become the new Vice President Sales at Holz-Her Canada. As of July 1, the long-time internationally experienced Weinig sales representative succeeds Claude Arsenault, who will retire after a successful career of 30 years in this position. 37-year old Jan Backes is a master carpenter by trade and a graduate in economics. At Weinig he was previously Sales Manager Moulders responsible for France, Africa and Canada. As Vice President Sales Holz-Her Canada he will be responsible for managing machine and system sales in the solid wood and panel processing business units. The new company Weinig Holz-Her Canada will form the organizational basis for these activities. By the rebranding, Weinig drives forward its international two-brand strategy. Holz-Her has been a member of the Weinig Group since 2010.

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