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Harry Schmelzer Jr.


Harry SchmelzerChief Executive Officer

Educational Background

1982 – Bachelor of Electrical Engineering – FEJ -Faculdade de Engenharia Joinville/SC

1987 – MBA in Business Administration – Escola Superior de Administração e Gerência (ESAG)

Professional Experience

Within WEG Group:

1981 to 1982 – Trainee

1982 to 1983 – Application Engineer in Electrical Machines Sector

1983 to 1985 – Head of Technical Sales

1985 to 1986 – Head of Application of Processes

1986 to 1991 – Sales Manager of WEG Acionamentos

1991 to 1992 – Chief Sales Officer of WEG Acionamentos

1992 to 2005 – Chief Operating Officer of WEG Acionamentos

2005 to 2006 – Chief Operating Officer of WEG Motores

2006 to 2007 – Chief Regional Officer for Europe – WEG Exportadora

Currently – Chief Executive Officer

Lastest News

1Q17 Results

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Margin normalizing with gradual market recovery


WEG announces entry into the Indian wind market

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

WEG S.A. announces plans to manufacture wind turbines at its Hosur plant in India, as well as the company’s entry into the Indian wind market.



Investor Presentation

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Presentation used in Investors’ meeting.


WEG Day 2017 Presentation

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Presentation used at the WEG Day, delivered at the company’s headquarters in Jaraguá do Sul, May 12th, 2017.


Reference Form 2016 – Version 14 from 04/28/2017 (Portuguese only)

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Reference Form 2016 – Version 14

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