eSmart Systems continues to grow in Europe

The Board of Directors of eSmart Systems AS today announced the appointment of Samuel T. Staehle as Senior Vice-President and Regional Manager DACH + BENELUX, effective immediately.

Based in Norway, USA, Singapore and Germany, eSmart Systems is an artificial intelligence software solution provider for various industries with a strong energy industry focus and customer base.

Samuel Staehle will be responsible for ongoing business operations as well as overseeing professional services delivery and software sales in the D-A-CH and BENELUX region, based in eSmart Systems' newly-opened Düsseldorf offices. 

 - Samuels great experience and industry knowledge make him a key addition to eSmart’s leadership team. We are confident that he will add great value to our business which will benefit from his industry insights, leadership experience, judgement and counsel. I’m confident that Samuel is going to make an important and positive impact on our company, said Knut H. H. Johansen, eSmart Systems, CEO. 

International experience and industry knowledge 

Samuel’s career spans over various senior management roles with international corporations such as IBM, SIEMENS, Trilliant, Arkessa and General Electric with a wide-reaching capacity for developing global and regional markets, along with defining and executing aggressive business growth strategies and leading international teams. Samuel graduated with honors in Computer Science from Schmalkalden University, Germany, and earned an MSc. in Management with honors from Warwick University, United Kingdom.

Knut E. Gustavsen, CVP International Markets, said: „Samuel will bring fresh international and central European perspective to the company’s operations. Especially his experience in the worldwide energy industry will be invaluable as we expand and continue to accelerate our growth and the development of exciting new industry-leading software products and services for our European customers.“

“I have admired eSmart Systems for its revolutionary intelligent software products and dynamic leadership team, and I’m honored to be joining it,” said Samuel Staehle. “I have tremendous respect for Jørgen Kildahl, Knut Johansen and Knut Gustavsen and the other board members, and I very much look forward to working together with them for our European customers.”


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