With immediate effect, Jürgen Baryla will head the EnOcean sales team for the EMEA region in order to further expand the company’s position as a leading supplier of self-powered solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT).
Oberhaching, Germany, May 2, 2017
EnOcean GmbH, the world’s leading developer of energy harvesting wireless technology, has appointed Jürgen Baryla as Vice President of Sales. Baryla will be responsible for revenue and business development in the EMEA region and will also be a member of EnOcean’s Senior Management Team. His main duties will be to increase the customer base and new business opportunities for energy harvesting wireless solutions. He will also continue to support EnOcean’s existing customers as well as expand the business according to the company’s long-term growth strategy on the self-powered IoT for the core markets of building automation, smart homes, lighting control and industrial automation. Baryla will replace Andreas Schneider, who took over as CEO of EnOcean on January 1, 2017.
Jürgen Baryla has more than 25 years experience in building technology. Before joining EnOcean, he worked at Grundig Sat Systems, where he was responsible for global sales and marketing and prior to this, he was employed by Somfy GmbH as a sales manager. In addition to significantly expanding the business field “Electrical and System Business,” he was responsible for sales and performance in the identically named sales channels. In this position, he gained several years experience in the area of smart home applications. Previously, Jürgen Baryla worked for several years as a Profit Center Manager in the area of electronic security technology with the U.S-based Tyco group.
“Jürgen Baryla has many years of experience in sales and is also well connected in the building industry and system business in Europe,” said Andreas Schneider, CEO of EnOcean. “It is terrific that he is now offering his extensive expertise to EnOcean’s sales team and will thus contribute to our company’s strategic further development.”
“I have been encountering the innovative, energy harvesting wireless technology from EnOcean in different smart home applications and projects for a number of years now,” commented Jürgen Baryla. “The EnOcean wireless standard has become successfully established as the standard in both the private residential segment and in commercial buildings, and with the help of the EnOcean Alliance’s extensive ecosystem, makes it possible to develop newer, maintenance-free applications for use in smart buildings and the Internet of Things. I am delighted to take on these exciting new duties with EnOcean and to contribute my many years of experience to a company that constantly reinvents itself and is a forerunner in the area of smart home and IoT solutions.”
EnOcean GmbH is the pioneer of energy harvesting. Headquartered in Oberhaching, near Munich, with its subsidiary in Salt Lake City, UT, the company delivers valuable data for the Internet of Things (IoT) with its resource-saving technology. For more than 20 years, EnOcean has been producing maintenance-free wireless switches and sensors, which gain their energy from the surroundings – from movement, light or temperature. The combination of miniaturized energy converters, ultra-low power electronics and robust radio technology based on open standards (EnOcean, Zigbee and Bluetooth®) forms the foundation for digitized buildings, services and production processes in the IoT. The self-powered solutions are used in building automation, smart homes, LED lighting control and industrial applications. As an innovation driver, EnOcean is a strong partner for more than 350 leading product manufacturers and has already completed more than a million buildings worldwide with energy harvesting solutions.
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