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Andre Verhertbrugge

Andre Verhertbrugge
Director of European Operations

Andre Verhertbrugge was born in Germany and raised in Belgium. He began his career as a mechanical engineer in the automobile industry, and also has a strong background in accounting. His knowledge of British-made automobiles, such as Triumph, Rover and Jaguar allowed him to quickly became the Assistant Business Manager of a major European Automotive company.

In addition to his technical understanding, Andre is fluent in Dutch, French, German, And English. These skills allowed him to secure the position as export sales manager for parts and units within the Vickers headquarters organization in Germany. He became heavily involved in the hydraulic market, working with everything from simple valves to sophisticated power packs, and manifold blocks. These products were exported to all European countries, in addition to Africa, Asia and Russia.

Andre has over 30 years of in-depth experience in hydraulics for other worldwide, well-known companies involved in hydraulic repairs, maintenance and aftermarket sales. Almost exclusively this time was spent in top level management positions. He has known and worked with Paragon Technologies for almost 20 years, and is now proud to be part of the Paragon Technologies organization.

It is now his mission to put Paragon Technologies on the map in Europe. In his spare time he enjoys travelling, reading a book or seeing a movie. He also likes biking, walking, and a good restaurant. Above all he enjoys spending quality time with his wife, Dora, and his children, Birgit, Mathias, and Kim.