Press release

Christophe Coulongeat to lead Stäubli Robotics Division

Pfäffikon SZ, January 11, 2021 – Stäubli Robotics, a leading global player in robotics, is starting the New Year with a new Group Division Manager. Christophe Coulongeat takes over the Division management from Gerald Vogt, who has become the new CEO of the Stäubli Group on January 1, 2021.

In his new function, Christophe Coulongeat will also become a member of Stäubli’s Group Executive Committee. The French manager joined Stäubli in 2018 as Deputy Division Manager Robotics. Prior to Stäubli, he gathered extensive regional and global business operations experience in the packaging and automation industry in France, Austria, the United Arab Emirates and Switzerland. With this seamless succession in management, Stäubli Robotics continues its global growth strategy.

“Christophe Coulongeat is a dynamic, forward-thinking manager. His international industry experience will greatly benefit our customers. He has my full confidence to further develop and advance the global robotics business of the Stäubli Group and to elevate it to the next level,” said Gerald Vogt, new CEO of the Stäubli Group and former Group Division Manager Robotics.

Christophe Coulongeat received an Engineering degree from the University of Poitiers, a BSc. in International Business Management from ESVII, coupled with executive education at IMD, MIT Sloan School of Management and Columbia Business School.

About Stäubli Group

Stäubli is a global mechatronics solution provider with three dedicated activities: Connectors, Robotics and Textile, serving customers who want to increase their productivity in many industrial sectors. As an international company, Stäubli currently operates in 29 countries, with agents in 50 countries on four continents. The global workforce of 5,500 shares a commitment to partnering with customers in nearly every industry to provide comprehensive solutions with long-term support. Originally founded in 1892 as a small workshop in Horgen/Zurich, Stäubli is today headquartered in Pfäffikon/SZ, Switzerland.

About Stäubli Robotics

Stäubli Robotics is a leading global player in robotics, consistently delivering engineering as effective and reliable as our service and support. A complete solutions provider for digitally networked production, Stäubli offers a broad range of 4- and 6-axis robots including robotic arms designed specifically for sensitive environments, autonomous mobile robots, driverless transport systems (AGVs) and cobots for human-robot collaboration.