Okawa, the leading manufacturer of E-bike motor systems, announces the expansion of its European sales team with the addition of two highly experienced professionals. Leon Westenberg and Damien Barilko have been appointed as Sales Manager DACH and Sales Manager France, respectively. With this recent addition, Okawa further enhances its sales capabilities to accelerate its ambitions in Europe!
Leon Westenberg has been active in the bicycle industry since 2011, starting his international career at Shimano Europe. After 5 successful years at Shimano Europe, he continued his career in various roles with renowned players in the cycling industry, including MultiCycle and Revonte. His in-depth knowledge and extensive network make him the ideal choice to take on the Sales responsibility for the DACH region for Okawa.
Damien Barilko began his career in marketing, including at Volkswagen, and later left the automotive industry to start his own ventures VELOCITO and Bike Assist. He was the driving force behind on-site maintenance service for e-bike fleet management with various bike manufacturers through Bike Assist. With almost six years of experience as a manager at Easybike Group and a track record in the world of sharing and e-mobility, Damien will fulfill the role of Sales Manager France.
Jack Brandsen, General Manager Europe of Okawa, is pleased with these reinforcements and notes: “Okawa delivers sustainable innovative E-bike motors with high-performance. The expertise, knowledge, and experience of Leon and Damien will certainly help us further achieve our objectives.”
About Okawa Okawa Motor Technology is a specialized manufacturer of E-bike motor systems with years of experience. With the vision of “providing the ultimate riding experience,” Okawa aims for high-performance and innovative products. Okawa’s products include e-bike motors, displays, batteries, and controllers, as well as a complete line of accessories for a comprehensive E-bike system solution. Laboratory tests and intensive durability tests ensure the quality and durability of Okawa’s range.