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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

WEG is selected once again for the Corporate Sustainability Index portfolio

Thursday, November 24th, 2016

Company is the sole representative of Machinery and Equipment segment.


WEG announces acquisition of utility-scale wind turbine business from Northern Power Systems

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

WEG S.A. announced today that it has agreed to acquire utility-scale wind turbines business from Northern Power Systems (“NPS”), a designer and manufacturer of permanent magnet direct drive wind turbines and grid-friendly power technology components, with headquarters in Barre, Vermont, USA



2016 Public Meeting – Jaraguá do Sul/SC

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Presentation used during WEG’s 2016 Public Meeting in Jaraguá do Sul/SC on December 7th, 2016.


Investor Presentation

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Presentation used in Investors’ meeting.


Reference Form 2016 – Version 8 from 10/31/2016 (Portuguese only)

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Reference Form 2016 – Version 8

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