Spotlight on Gurpreet Singh A., Head of Business Development – Renewables MEA Region – Weidmüller

Weidmuller Interview
A keen Sales & Business Development professional, Gurpreet has a successful track record and experience in offering a smart solution in Sales and Business Development Operations. More than 20 years of experience in the industry, specifically in Energy & Process sector. With his strong business development skills and connections, he is closely linked to various key stakeholders.  


Please describe your role at Weidmüller as well as your industry expertise.

Spearheading his career with Weidmuller since more than 10 years, and actively involved in developing the business across Africa and Middle East region. Heading the Business Development activities of Weidmuller in the filed of Renewables for MEA region. 

What motivated Weidmüller to invest in the MENA's solar industry?

Looking at the active role of MESIA in the Renewables sector specifically Solar, and as well the opportunities that MESIA offers for networking with the key personals, motivated Weidmuller to invest with them. 

Can you tell us about what sets you apart from other competitors?

Weidmuller is approx. 180-year-old Company originally from Germany. Our long-lasting sustainability and quality set us apart. Weidmuller was there, is there and will always remain there, for its customers. 

What's a recent milestone Weidmüller has achieved that you would like to share with us?

At the beginning of November 2022, the Weidmüller Group exceeded the sales mark of € 1 Billion. The company is optimistic about the continuous growth for coming years. In the field of Photovoltaics, Weidmuller has supplied more than 315K Combiner Boxes supporting 180M PV modules, in over 100 countries until 2023. 

What are your expectations for the MENA region in terms of growth and new opportunities for Weidmüller?

Looking at the solid projects pipeline and with the positive initiatives being taken from the governments in MENA region in the field of Renewables sector, Weidmuller remains to be positive and is looking forward to utilizing these opportunities with our smart solutions in the field of Solar Photovoltaics. 


About Weidmüller

Weidmüller is a renowned supplier of products and solutions for electrical connectivity, electronics, and automation. As a traditional family-owned company, origin from Germany, Weidmuller develops and produce’s key components for the industry. Weidmuller solutions, designs, products, and processes have proven themselves over decades and are used all over the world. In the field if Photovoltaic, Weidmüller offers a wide range of products like combiner boxes, monitoring solutions, weather stations and components for large-scale PV projects and rooftop systems. Benefit from many years of experience in the photovoltaic industry, the know-how of Weidmuller experts and its global network.