Member of the Executive Board Sales, Marketing and International Business
Carsten Salewski was born in 1968, in Lüneburg, Germany. After graduating from the Herderschule Lüneburg secondary school, he entered the Electrical Engineering program at the University of Hanover in 1988. In 1993, Mr. Salewski was employed by Viscom while still a student; in parallel with this vocational training, he completed his studies with the title Diplom-Ingenieur in 1995.
Mr. Salewski was initially engaged as a software developer and project engineer for customer-specific projects. After successful conclusion of his studies with the thesis entitled "Multi-Sensorial Feature Extraction on Three-Dimensional Objects Using a 5-Axis Portal System," Mr. Salewski also took responsibility for sales of customer-specific image processing solutions and as Unit Manager, established the business unit IBV.
In 2003, Mr. Salewski assumed management of international business in America and in 2004, started as CEO of the American subsidiary headquartered in Atlanta, along with the associated business locations in Silicon Valley, California, and in Mexico.
Since 2001, Mr. Salewski has been involved as executive employee in various areas of Viscom AG, including sales and management, as well as a business unit and subsidiary manager. With over 20 years in the electronics industry, he has significant experience with international major customers and trade fairs. He is chairman of the IPC SMEMA Council in the IPC, the leading American electronics industry association. Since 2015, he has also been a volunteer member on the Board of Directors of the German American Chambers of Commerce in Atlanta.
He has been appointed to the member of the Executive Board of Viscom AG on June 2018.