To further enhance its focus on parts and services, Epiroc has established regional Parts & Services divisions.
A regional structure has been created during 2022 and as from January 1, 2023, the Parts & Services division will be split into three regional Parts & Services divisions and the current regional presidents are appointed division presidents and members of Epiroc Group Management.
Nelson Trejo has been appointed President Parts & Services North and South America (NASA). He is a Chilean citizen, born 1975, and holds a Master´s degree in Mining Engineering from Universidad de Santiago, Chile. Trejo was previously Vice President Marketing, Parts & Services division, and has been employed in the Group since 2005.
Luis Araneda is now President Parts & Services Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He is a Chilean citizen, born 1974, is a Mechanical Engineer from Universidad del Bio-Bio, and holds an MBA from Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Chile. Araneda was previously Vice President Operations, Parts & Services division, and has been employed in the Group since 2000.
Arman Bagdasarian has been appointed President Parts & Services Asia Pacific (APAC). He is an Armenian and Russian citizen, born 1977, and holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration, Russian-Armenian University, Armenia. Bagdasarian was previously GM, Epiroc Russia, and has been employed in the group since 2018.
“Epiroc’s parts and services business has had strong performance for many years, and it is time for the next step to enable continuous profitable growth,” says Helena Hedblom, Epiroc’s President and CEO. “With a regional organisation we enhance focus and build stronger customer relations.”
After the change on January 1, Epiroc will have the following segments and divisions:
- The Equipment & Service segment with the divisions Underground, Surface, Parts & Services North and South America (NASA), Parts & Services Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Parts & Services Asia Pacific (APAC), and Digital Solutions.
- The Tools & Attachments segment with the Tools & Attachments division.
It was earlier announced that Jess Kindler, President of Epiroc’s Parts & Services division, will leave the group not later than in January 2023.