Juergen Strommer joined the Cavotec Group in 2007 as Managing Director and has since overseen the steady growth of the Group’s Middle East, India and Africa operations, having played a significant and key role in marking several major achievements for the company, the most noteworthy of which is Cavotec’s milestone EUR 30 million turnkey project for the Bahrain Airport Company, one of the largest orders in the Group’s history. Recently, another follow-up order was received from Bahrain Airports Company with the innovative subfreezing technology.
Juergen also steered the company towards landing other vital projects that helped build the region’s aviation industry into the highly-developed sector that it is today. Backed by the Group’s high-tech Airports Market Unit, Juergen facilitated the adoption of Cavotec’s solutions in various airports in Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, KSA and Qatar.
With over 18 years of experience of working in the region, Juergen has helped establish Cavotec into an industry-leading name by drawing from his extensive knowledge of the local and regional industries and developing strategies that correspond with the unique requirements of the Middle East market.
During his time at Cavotec Middle East, the Group’s regional subsidiary, which was established in 1995 and is currently headquartered in the Jebel Ali Free Zone, the unit has expanded to employ more than 80 people and has grown its presence in the Region with offices in Bahrain, Qatar, Abu Dhabi and India.
In 2017, Juergen was promoted to oversee the Global Aviation and Industry Business Unit as Group Chief Operating Officer and subsequently became the President of the Group’s Airport & Industry Division to shape the strategy of the Group’s 400 staff strength Airports and Industry Business.
Prior to joining Cavotec, Juergen was the Director of Sales & Marketing for ThyssenKrupp Middle East and worked with the Al Futtaim Group as General Manager on engineering projects.
Born in Stuttgart, Germany in 1970, Juergen has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and Business Management. In his spare time, Juergen is a keen sportsman: He is an enthusiastic skier, plays golf and tennis.