Atlas Copco has named Vagner Rego as president of its Compressor Technique business area and member of Group Management, effective August 1, 2017. Rego is currently president of the service division within Compressor Technique.
Rego has a degree in mechanical engineering from Mackenzie University and an MBA from Ibmec Business School, both located in Brazil. He joined Atlas Copco in 1996 as a trainee engineer in a service workshop in São Paulo, Brazil. He steadily took on broader responsibilities, and in 2006 he was appointed business line manager for Compressor Technique Service in Brazil. In 2010, Rego became vice president marketing and sales for the Compressor Technique Service division, based in Belgium. Before he took on his most recent position as president for the Compressor Technique Service division in 2014, he was general manager for Construction Technique’s customer center in Brazil.