EnOcean has appointed Niels Ernst as sales manager for the Nordic Countries. In this newly created position, he will strengthen the company’s business in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland to tap the region’s excellent market opportunities for self-powered sensor solutions enabling digitised, energy-efficient and sustainable buildings. For the emerging modular homes market, Niels will be working closely together with EnOcean’s UK sales team. He reports to Andreas Schneider, CEO of EnOcean.

Niels Ernst has more than 20 years of experience in international sales and project business for IT, smart lighting and IoT markets. Most recently he spent five years at Amplex Denmark ApS, a global player in energy intelligence and smart city solutions, as Area Sales Manager for Denmark and German speaking countries. Previously, Niels held the position of Key Account Manager at IT companies Inventus Group, Front-data and Kimbrer Group where he was in charge of international sales and business development.

“We warmly welcome Niels to the EnOcean sales team. His deep knowledge of the specific demands of the Nordic countries, together with his profound experience in IoT projects is the perfect combination to open up these markets for our energy harvesting wireless solutions,” says Andreas Schneider.

He continued, “It is not without reason that the Fridays-for-Future movement started in the Nordic Countries. This region has ambitious goals for the extensive use of renewable energy which comes along with energy-efficient and smart constructions. Self-powered and maintenance-free wireless sensors are the ideal fit to achieve these goals on a large scale. They deliver the raw data needed for intelligent and energy efficient control of new builds and retrofits. Thanks to energy harvesting, we are ahead in our thinking of sustainability and provide a technology for better energy usage and reduced CO2 that avoids tons of battery waste at the same time.”