Managing Director Europe, Dätwyler Cabling Solutions AG
Urs Janssen (1968, Swiss) joined Datwyler in 2008, at that time in charge of the Global Sourcing of the previous Cabling Solutions division. In January 2010 he became member of the division´s management team and was responsible for all its manufacturing activities since April 2010. He held the same function, which includes the factories in Altdorf, Děčín and Taicang, with the privately held Dätwyler Cabling Solutions AG, since 2013. He was appointed General Manager Europe in April 2015.
Before joining Datwyler, Urs Janssen was working in the life science industry for the Tecan Group Ltd., responsible for the Global Supply Chain Management and brought-in his long international sourcing experience and built-up a global purchasing organization. Previously, he held several positions in Operations in Switzerland and Singapore for an equipment manufacturer company in the Semiconductor industry.
Urs Janssen holds a bachelor degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Applied Sciences in Lucerne (Horw) and an Executive Master of Business Administration from the University of St. Gallen (HSG).