Arc Names Richards CEO, Asia-Pacific

Arc International has named Michael Richards as CEO of the company’s Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. He succeeds Nicolas Ajacques.

With almost 30 years of experience in business management, Arc said Richards most recently served as vp/sales and manufacturing, Asia-Pacific, for Husqvarna Group. In addition, he has spent a total of 13 years in roles of increasing responsibility with Husqvarna, including seven years based in Shanghai.

“We are delighted to welcome Michael into the Arc family. At a time when Arc is repositioning itself to support the next phase of its growth in the APAC region, Michael’s comprehensive industrial experience and his knowledge of the APAC market will be a great addition to our team,” said Nicholas Hodler, Arc Group CEO.