Tandem Computers has announced the appointment of Michael Weilbacher as vice president and general manager of the company?s European division.
Since becoming MD in 1993, he returned Tandem Germany to growth. It is hoped that he can lead the rest of Tandem Europe to similar growth and profitability. The company is expecting Weilbacher to maximise on the opportunities arising from European deregulation and economic union.
Last week, to commemerate Unesco?s 50th Birthday, Tandem announced its sponsorship of a trip to the Antarctic by polar veteran Robert Swan accompanied by 35 international youngsters. Entitled ?Tandem One Step Beyond?, results of continuing environmental experiments will be updated on the Tandem Web site. Information will be transferred directly, using Tandem technology, from the Russian icebreaker, Professor Khomov, which will be their home and laboratory for three weeks.
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