ASSA ABLOY - Manufacturing
ABOUT NICO DELVAUX
Master of Engineering in Electromechanics and
President and CEO since 2018, Head of the Global Technologies division since 2018 and of the Asia Pacific division since 2021.
President and CEO of Metso Corporation August 2017-February 2018. Previously various positions in the Atlas Copco Group, including Business Area President Compressor Technique 2014-2017, Business Area President Construction Technique 2011-2014, and various positions in sales, marketing, service, acquisition integration and general management in markets including Benelux, Italy, China, Canada, and the United States 1991-2011.
ABOUT ASSA ABLOY
Every day, we help billions of people move through a safer, more open world with ease. If you’ve ever walked through an automatic door, stayed in a hotel, or gone through passport control, you’ve probably used one of our products or services.
From reliable home security to cutting-edge biometric technology for businesses, governments, airports, hospitals, schools and more, we touch every part of every day.
We have operations in over 70 countries and our people know local standards inside-out. They’re specialists in access essentials: like mechanical and digital locks, cylinders, keys, tags, security doors and automated entrances. At the same time, we are creating and embracing new technology – like biometrics, mobile security, and trusted identities. We stay at the forefront, so whatever you need, you’re in safe hands.
With 52,000 colleagues around the world, we have an expert wherever you are.
Our portfolio includes 190 brands. Some of these are significant leaders in their own market, such as Yale for home access and security, and HID for identification technology.
We grow our business by always staying relevant to our customers
We want to set the standard for the world’s most innovative and well-designed access solutions. We exist to help people feel safe, secure, and experience a more open world. We organize our business around our values, beliefs and four strategic objectives to achieve that.
We develop an in-depth understanding of our customers and the people who ultimately use our products and services. That guides us to create the solutions they really need, and want: products and services that are safe, secure, easy to use and sustainable.
Over the years, we’ve been recognized among the world’s most innovative companies. It’s at the core of what we do. Creating the next-generation of smart and sustainable products creates value for our customers and drives our organic growth.
To maintain the perfect conditions for innovation, we optimize our products as well as the way we organize ourselves and our processes.
Our operational excellence structure keep us at the top of our game when it comes to cost efficiency and setting the right priorities. It sets out an action plan which includes value analysis/value engineering and focusing on our top suppliers to make sure we’re always efficient, competitive and innovative.