Annual General Meeting of Burckhardt Compression Holding AG approves all proposals of the Board of Directors

The Annual General Meeting took place at company headquarters in Winterthur, in the presence of the independent proxy holder, a representative of the external statutory auditor, a notary public, the Chairman of the Board of Directors Ton Büchner, the CEO Fabrice Billard and the board secretary. Shareholders passed all proposals of the Board of Directors….

Burckhardt Compression with significantly higher order intake, clearly improved operating income and higher dividend proposed

Orders strongly driven by energy transition in Asia, USA and Europe In the year under review, global markets benefited from the global transition towards more sustainable and secure energy sources. Thanks to Burckhardt Compression’s positioning along these trends, order intake increased significantly. The sharp rise in solar panel production in China strengthened the demand for…

Burckhardt Compression: Andreas Brautsch appointed as new President Systems Division and member of the Executive Management

Andreas Brautsch is a German citizen with a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the TH Regensburg, Germany, and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the Edinburgh university, UK. Andreas Brautsch brings more than 20 years of experience from leading international industrial companies like Hitachi Energy, ABB, General Electric, Alstom Power and Siemens, for which…

Burckhardt Compression proposes Mariateresa Vacalli as additional member of the Board of Directors

Mariateresa Vacalli is the CEO of Bank Cler until the beginning of May. Previously, she was Chief Digital Officer of Basler Kantonalbank. She is a graduate of the ETH, Electrical Engineering, with a Degree in Production and Operations Management. Mariateresa Vacalli was Director Network Support and Development at Cablecom and Executive Director Wholesale operations at…

Burckhardt Compression strengthens its service business in the maritime and petrochemical industry

With the acquisition of Mark van Schaick BV, Burckhardt Compression specifically complements its repair and service capabilities in Europe and further expands its presence in the service business for reciprocating compressors. Burckhardt Compression hereby also gains highly specialized machining expertise and repair capabilities for the global customer base in the maritime and petrochemical industry. “In…

Fabrice Billard to become CEO of Burckhardt Compression as of April 1, 2022

Fabrice Billard, a 51-year-old Swiss-French-national, holds a Master’s degree in Aeronautics & Space Technologies and has led the Systems business of Burckhardt Compression since 2016. Fabrice Billard started his career at Hay Management and Boston Consulting Group, after which he joined Sulzer in 2004. After heading the global customer services at the Pumps division, he…

Half-year results with significantly higher order intake and higher profit margins, sales lower in line with expectations

Significantly higher order intake of CHF 450.7 mn (+48.7%, excluding the effects of currency translation +47.3%) – Systems Division +78.0%, Services Division +11.2%, previous year CHF 303.0 mn Sales decreased -9.1% (excluding the effects of currency translation -10.0%) from CHF 295.2 mn to CHF 268.5 mn Increased EBIT margin from 8.8% to 9.8%, EBIT of…

Change of leadership at Burckhardt Compression

After almost 40 years at Burckhardt Compression in various regions and positions, the last 10 years as its CEO, Marcel Pawlicek feels this is the right moment for a well-planned succession process. Marcel Pawlicek joined Burckhardt Compression at the start of April 1982 and will complete 40 years with the company next year. He started…