Leadership Team | APA Engineering

Board of Directors

Department Heads

Client Partners

Manuel Kugler

Manuel Kugler is a mechanical engineer with also a strong interest for electronics and computers.

He has more than 15 years working experience in big and small companies and a good record of successful products. He is expert in process and product optimization, an award winning Six Sigma black belt and an inventor with several patents.

Manuel has profound knowledge in design and development of high-volume plastic and metal parts and their respective manufacturing processes. He enjoys working in an international setting.

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R Panico Peres

Reinaldo Panico Peres is the President and CEO of No Borders Consulting Group. He studied BS in Mechanical Engineering at The University Center of FEI and an MBA at The University of Texas at Dallas.

He has more than 28 years of experience conducting business globally, with an emphasis on M&A, Greenfield projects in the US and South America, and international business migration.

Panico concentrated on assisting business in removing borders by supporting, discovering, and developing economic opportunities for companies to establish, develop, and expand globally while serving as president of No Borders Consulting Group. economic oppurtunities for business to build, grow and expand internationally.

Vicente Aucejo

Vicente Aucejo is the Business Developpent Manager for Spain for APA Engineering. He is also the CEO at INDIELEC, an electric engineering consulting. In his position at INDIELEC he is responsible for consulting activities and providing training and technical support to electromagnetic software users. Vicente received his M.Sc. in Electronic, Electrical and Control Engineering in 1997 and his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University Paul Verlaine in Metz in 2010.

Alejandro Cristian Vagni

Alejandro Cristian Vagni (ACV) Alvarez is the owner and CEO of Aerodynamics Consultancy Vagny (ACV+Engineering). He has graduated as Aeronautical Engineer in 1999 and as Mechanical Engineer in 2001, at the Universidad Technologica Nacional.

His Specialization is Thermodynamics. He has tremendous expertise in aero-optimization.

For the system and complete vehicles, he had established effective aerodynamic test programmes. He has more than 20 years of professional experience and actively involved in significant projects in industries related to sports cars, motorsport, electric vehicles, autonomous vehicles, etc.

Michael Geiger

Michael Geiger is a mechanical engineer having strong Technical knowledge combined with excellent Business Development skills. Especially highly interested for air conditioning and thermal management, in the field of (electric) vehicles for on-/off-road and stationary applications, such as battery thermal management, heat pumps and cooling of electronics.

He has more than 16 years working experience by serving in several leading positions for international companies. He has both extensive know-how and a first-class network

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