TWINSBURG, Ohio (March 31, 2014) — CTEK Power Inc. has appoined Andreas Naeslund the company’s new president, Americas.
Mr. Naeslund will oversee sales, marketing, customer service and distribution for the company’s brand of smart charging battery systems in the North and South America markets. He will report to Jon Lind, CEO of CTEK Group.
“I’m excited to join CTEK, a company that is a respected supplier of premium car manufacturers worldwide,” Mr. Naeslund said. “CTEK has a strong team of professionals and an innovative product lineup that is beloved by customers around the globe.”
Mr. Naeslund brings to CTEK a background in international technical sales. Most recently, he was the sales manager, North America, for Polestar Inc., a fully-owned subsidiary of Polestar A.B., the official motorsports partner of Volvo Cars. Mr. Naeslund was responsible for establishing Polestar in North America.
Prior to that post, he held a variety of management positions in sales and technical support for FLIR Systems A.B., Micronic Laser Systems A.B. and Spectra Physics Visiontech.
Mr. Naeslund earned a degree in mechanical engineering/production engineering from the University of Karlstad. He also attended the Swedish Army School of Engineering in Östersund, and holds dual citizenship in the U.S. and Sweden.
As the North and South American branch of the company, Twinsburg-based CTEK Power manufactures and supplies a complete range of new-generation battery chargers and accessories for private and professional use.
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