Swisslog announced the appointment of David Dronfield as the new General Manager for its Middle Eastern operations. David brings more than 35 years of professional experience in the warehouse automation sector with expertise across sales, marketing, business development, project management and in managing senior leadership roles.
With the increased interest in warehouse automation, David will be responsible for growing Swisslog’s regional customer base and creating awareness about the need for professionally integrated warehouse automation systems. As the new General Manager, David will support businesses with the provision of custom solutions that gives them a competitive advantage.
Having worked in the industry for more than three decades, David brings with him a wealth of experience and industry expertise. Prior to joining Swisslog Middle East, David has served as Founder & Managing Director of Intralogistic Solution, a company providing intralogistic design, supply chain consulting & turnkey equipment solutions. Additionally, he has worked as the Regional General Manager for Al Futtaim Auto & Machinery Company LLC, implementing initiatives for a strategic expansion of UAE based Industrial Storage & Handling Solutions business operations across the GCC region, namely Oman, Qatar, Bahrain and KSA
David also managed business operations in various locations, including the United Kingdom, Australia, Indonesia and Thailand prior to relocating to UAE. David holds a B.Sc degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Surrey.