On 17 June 2019, Christian Petrasek was appointed as Managing Director of Krauss-Maffei Wegmann Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. (KMW Asia Pacific).
The 48 year- old is in charge of the marketing, sales and aftersales activities in the Asia-Pacific region. Since 2010, the headquarters of the KMW subsidiary has been in Singapore.
Christian Petrasek joined KMW in 2007 and started as a project manager in the area of protected wheeled vehicles. In 2009, the engineer became Head of the Department Technical Project Management for Dingo and in 2015, he took on the role of Executive Manager of the Dingo Vehicle Program.
Christian Petrasek has taken over the leadership of KMW Asia Pacific from Christoph Cords, who has become Managing Director of the KMW subsidiary Defence Service Logistics GmbH (DSL) in Freisen, Germany.
With more than 25 years of experience in defence publishing, Global Business Press and its industry leading titles Asian Defence Technology, Asian Airlines & Aerospace and Daily News are the leading defence publications in the region, present at more international shows and exhibitions than any other competing publication in the region.