Industry veteran Dr Marcus Schumacher joins regional power solutions major from Johnson Controls
Energy solutions major Jubaili Bros has announced the appointment of a new Group CEO with Dr Marcus Schumacher taking over the responsibilities of the position from this month.
A statement from the company, which operates across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, said that Schumacher has more than 25 years of global experience across multiple industries.
He previously served with Johnson Controls as global vice president for product management and engineering, and general manager for industrial refrigeration products in the EMEA region, and before that as head of Johnson Controls’ Building Technology Group in the Middle East for more than three years.
Prior to Johnson Controls, he was general manager Middle East, North Africa and India for Eaton’s Oil & Gas electrical and process instrumentation business and had been head of technology for Aixtron.
The statement added that Schumacher has a master’s degree in electrical engineering and a PhD in material science, both from RWTH Aachen, a leading German university, and has attended several executive leadership programmes at Wharton Business School and Rice University in the USA.
“I am truly excited to join a team of highly talented professionals in power generation, and emerging solar sector having a history of more than 40 years in this diverse region,” said Schumacher.
Ramzi Jubaili, co-founder and chairman of the Board, added: “We are excited to bring new talents into our organisation to help us continue with our successful journey in supporting our customers by further enhancing our portfolio towards services and solutions in the energy sector whilst expanding our geographical footprint across the region.”
Maher Jubaili, co-founder and vice chairman of the Board, added: “With an extensive corporate background we are confident that Marcus will further build our success in delivering technology leading power solutions, making people´s lives safer and more comfortable.”