Ricky Tan is the Senior Sales Manager of WEG South East Asia Sdn. Bhd., a wholly owned subsidiary of WEG group, third largest motor manufacturer in the world based in Brazil. WEG has 35 manufacturing bases around the world, manufacturing various sizes of LV to HV motors, VFDs & soft starters, oil and dry type transformers & distribution and switchgears.
Ricky Tan has been involving in HV and MV motors and automation products over 6 years mainly in oil and gas and other heavy industries and actively involved in Petronas upstream and downstream and in RAPID Development.
Prior to this, Ricky was the Sales/Technical Manager & Business Development Manager of Watt Euro-Drive (M) Sdn. Bhd., an Austrian technology company specialized in products system solutions for automation and drive technique before Watt Euro Drive becoming part of WEG group in 2011. He was tasked with main responsibility in sales and marketing, project and engineering in geared motor for special and general application for 10 years since 2001.
Besides sales, Ricky has hands on experience in engineering design, installation, commissioning and troubleshooting with support of sales and after sales team when he was a Sales Manager with a main plant builder agent in Malaysia, TecGates (M) Sdn. Bhd, a German affiliated company specializing in cement industry. His involvements include commissioning of Malayan Cement Bhd. in Ipoh Perak and final installation of Pahang Cement in Kuantan, Pahang.
Over 23 years, Ricky has demonstrated capabilities in various roles including engineering sales, after sales, marketing and business development, project supervisory and management, technical advices and managerial experience covering various heavy industries in metal, cement, oil & gas, palm oil, water, sewage etc. A strong believer in nurturing passion and strengths among teams with extensive engagement with his team led to significant business outcomes.