Chief Executive Officer
As a successful experienced executive operating internationally, Chris’s career has taken him from the practical managing of operations and services to overall responsibility for directing operational and financial business performance.
Throughout his career Chris has focused on attaining technical and business excellence by consistently delivering and exceeding set objectives. This approach has helped Chris lead companies from start-up, through extensive change and controlled expansion, moving smaller businesses into fully integrated business units operating within large PLCs.
Chris has a wide-ranging experience in acquisitions, fund raising, disposals, underperforming businesses, distressed businesses, family businesses lacking succession capability and management buy-outs. His success stems from clarity of focus, hard work, persistence and resilience in the face of resistance and adversity, excellent technical knowledge, commercial insight and astuteness, and the ability to engage, inspire and motivate people.
mobile: +44 782 490 2559
Group Chief Financial Officer
As a determined finance professional, Sertuğ is experienced in a variety of industries with multinational companies, ranging from the oils and fats industry to household appliances.
He has directed a range of functional and operational finance management tasks, including strategic business planning, budgeting, forecasting, financial statement analysis, costing, cash flow management, capex management, audit and tax.
Throughout his career, Sertuğ’s main objective has been improving business performance and ensuring accurate and timely reporting. He is adept at identifying challenges and proposing solutions to management teams and business owners.
Sertuğ’s strength stems from his hard work, confidence, analytical thinking, technical knowledge, self-motivation and resistance in the face of complex environments.
mobile: +90 543 496 70 12
Group Sales & Marketing Director
Paolo Romeo began his career as a structural analyst, after completing a PhD in Mechanical Engineering.
With more than 25 years’ experience, Paolo has a long track record of success in procurement and business development initiatives, as well as general management, first in the automotive sector then in the domestic appliances business.
A target-driven, strategic thinker, Paolo is a confident negotiator able to deal with complex organisations. Paolo is experienced in a global setting, comfortable with international clients and managing personnel across a variety of geographical centres.
Paolo has in-depth technical knowledge and broad commercial expertise and is a motivational leader with strong interpersonal skills. He has an innovative, pragmatic and passionate approach and is a key contributor to enhancing as well as deploying the company culture.
mobile: +39 335 8014369
Group R&D Director
Jörg began his career as a production engineer before starting his own company as well as a joint venture with Kenmore international, working on wire and tube condenser production in Germany, China and Turkey.
In 2008 Jörg joined Bundy Refrigeration, where he was instrumental in successfully relocating the Bundy factory from Denmark to Germany.
Jörg became director of product development for Bundy in 2011, having created a large number of patents including the wing tube and ultra-wing tube technologies.
Due to his excellent relationships with customers in the refrigeration industry, Jörg plays an important role in component production at Bundy.
mobile: +49 17 394 46191
Brazil General Manager
Wenceslau has more than 30 years of experience acquired with multinational companies, including Alcan (Novelis), BASF and Confab Brazil. Starting his working life with Bundy as an intern on product development engineering at Bundy, he is currently Bundy Brazil´s general manager and Bundy US business development director.
With extensive business experience, Wenceslau has conducted negotiations with customers and suppliers across the US and Latin America. As general manager, he has knowledge of a variety of areas across the organisation, including finance, process engineering, HR and manufacturing.
Communication, strong negotiation skills and a hands-on approach have been key to his success in business development, as an engineer and a manager.
mobile: +55 12 99727 7917
Chief Operating Officer (Europe)
As a qualified engineer, Inan began his career as a Quality Engineer before being promoted to business unit manager. Having worked with various multinational firms as a plant manager, Inan took on responsibility for Bundy operations in Turkey in 2017, and in 2018 he was appointed general manager of Bundy Refrigeration Turkey and Hungary.
With an extensive career in refrigeration, Inan has experience in manufacturing systems, engineering and quality systems. He is an expert on welding and assembly processes and has played a key role in several lean transformations.
His leadership style is focused on excellence, coaching and directive mentoring and Inan’s experience and personal qualities have enabled him to manage various company transformations, whilst creating a collaboratıve environment.
mobile: +90 532 227 81 29
Italy General Manager
Antonio has extensive experience in finance, starting his career as a financial controller before becoming finance director and then chief financial officer, for manufacturing companies (electronic, automotive and industrial sectors).
With a business-oriented focus, Antonio has been involved in several successful M&A projects, including integration and restructuring on an international basis.
Recently appointed as general manager of Bundy Refrigeration Italy, Antonio is responsible for the viability and profitability of the business in a very competitive market environment.
With a career based on superior technical competence, strong personal commitment and team work approach, Antonio is focused on objectives and confident working under pressure, thanks to his own high resilience and personal motivation.
mobile: +39 335 827 8563
Germany General Manager
As general manager of Bundy Refrigeration GmbH, Jahn has an impressive track record with the business.
His career began in quality assurance with previous owners in Bleicherode, completing quality audits and utilising FMEAs, CIP and SPC to improve the production process. As technical manager he was responsible for maintenance and repair as well as prototypes, including the purchase of new machines.
As operations manager, Jahn was responsible for the production of condensers, evaporators, heating and connecting tubes, guaranteeing an efficient production process.
A strong team leader and progressive thinker, Jahn was involved in introducing operational excellence in Bundy Germany.
Jahn’s success comes from his strength as a leader, and he has a strong commitment to quality and improvement.
mobile: +49 0 162 2662650
Gian Luigi Freddo
Group Quality Manager
Gian Luigi’s career began in the automotive industry, where he worked as an application engineer and then a project manager, with a particular interest in building prototypes.
His career with Bundy Refrigeration began 17 years ago, beginning as a quality engineer before becoming sales manager handling a number of key customer portfolios.
Throughout his career, Gian Luigi has managed many ISO certifications and is adept at implementing effective quality systems. His technical background has enabled Gian Luigi to concentrate on quality management and he became quality manager for Bundy’s Italian operation in 2009 before taking on responsibility for the group in March 2019.
Gian Luigi is a professional who focusses on professional respect, trust and the importance of developing trustful relationships with customers and colleagues alike.
mobile: +39 335 230 394
Group HR Manager
Maiara has more than 12 years of experience in Human Resources for multinational companies.
Throughout her career, Maiara has been engaged in several successful projects including Talent Development Plan, Ideas by Employee, Corporate Climate Survey, Succession Plans and Union Negotiations. She has always focused on attaining technical and business excellence by consistently delivering and exceeding set objectives.
As group HR manager Maiara develops programs to improve employees’ engagement, in order to achieve company objectives.
She consistently performs in a business-oriented manner due to her resilience, teamwork, leadership and strong communication skills.
mobile: +55 12 99191 1645