- Current Chief Executive Officer Dr. Michel Villoz acquires all shares in EQOS Energie Schweiz AG.
Foetz, 13 January 2016 – In a management buy-out Dr. Michel Villoz has acquired all shares in EQOS Energie Schweiz AG from EQOS Energie Holding S.à r.l.. Dr. Villoz will head the Swiss company as sole owner and under a new brand name in the future. The company will trade under EQOS Energie Schweiz until it is renamed. As Eric Mendel, CEO EQOS Energie Holding comments: “I’m delighted that the new owner is our valued and highly experienced colleague, Dr. Michel Villoz and I wish him every success in his future role as entrepreneur.”
At the same time targeted investments are being made in eight subsidiaries in other countries to further strengthen their position. As part of its growth strategy in the upcoming years EQOS Energie Holding plans to extend its subsidiaries in the core markets of Germany, Austria, Luxembourg, France, Belgium, Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary. Core competencies continue to lie in the communication, railway and energy technology, overhead line and technical building equipment sectors.
“We continue to be an absolutely reliable partner to our customers, delivering top quality, comprehensive expertise and local presence”, explains Mendel and adds: “To stay at the top as a leading supplier and keep customers happy, we as a company need best qualified, well-trained and, above all, committed employees. That is why we attach particular importance to employee training, development and occupational safety.”