Philippe Kohl

SMS Group, Key Account Manager IMEA Region

Philippe holds a Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering and participated to a European research program in the field of remote handling in nuclear environments in collaboration with the Free University of Brussels in Belgium.

After 20 years of experience in the field of maintenance contracts, technical projects and workshop management in large mining and infrastructure projects in the MEA region, he joined in 2015 the steel industry with SMS-group / Paul Wurth for the business development of new servicing activities in the primary steelmaking.

He has since been involved in the development and implementation of training and mentoring contracts, technical fact-finding audits with a focus on digitalization and applications in predictive and prescriptive maintenance and the development of a Digital Twin concept for steelmaking plants.

Philippe is a Key Account Manager in SMS-group in the IMEA region and responsible for the digital strategy within this region.