MECOTEC strengthens its presence in France with the appointment of Guillaume Gonçon as new Country Manager

Guillaume Goncon

“With growth opportunities in four areas that we have identified for the French market, we plan to strengthen our activities in the coming years and are very pleased to announce the appointment of Guillaume Gonçon as new Country Manager for France”, says Enrico Klauer, CEO of MECOTEC GmbH, the pioneer in the development of electrical cryo equipment.

Our growth strategy in the French market will be based on four driving factors:


  1. The possibility to expand in the market with new and existing cryocenter franchise concepts such as CRYPOLE and CRYOTERA
  2. Impulses deriving from global sports events taking place in France, such as the Rugby World Cup 2023 the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games
  3. The medical centers and the rehabilitation market
  4. The growth potential in the wellness and high-end hotel sector

Dr. Friedrich Rheinheimer, Managing Director of MECOTEC GmbH: “In order to further increase our footprint successfully in these areas, we are glad that we have found with Guillaume Gonçon and his wealth of experience in the sector, the right and experienced candidate to grow our business in the subsidiary successfully in the coming years.”

Gonçon joins MECOTEC France from SOMETHY TECHNOLOGIE a French company specialized in the production of hydrotherapy equipment, medical hydrotherapy, thalassotherapy, thermal baths and spa centers, where he worked the past 12 years, first as Director for the export business and later as business unit director.


MECOTEC, based in Saxony-Anhalt, was founded in 2000 and is a pioneer in the field of ultra-low refrigeration on an electrical basis. The company specializes in the segments of cold chambers, cold air devices and industrial refrigeration and is now a global leader in the fields of medicine, sports and wellness with more than 800 cold chambers installed. The purely electrically operated cold chambers are used in spa areas of upscale hotels, in clinics and in sports facilities, such as in the German Bundesliga, NFL stadiums in the USA and others. The company has offices in France, the United States, the Middle East (Dubai) and Singapore, and partners in Europe and Australia. MECOTEC works with leading pharmaceutical manufacturers and hospitals in the field of ultra-low temperature technology for medical devices and cold chambers and is certified according to ISO 9001 and PED standards. The company is managed by founder and managing director Enrico Klauer, who is supported by an advisory board made up of experts from the financial and pharmaceutical industries and Dr. Friedrich Rheinheimer, who has been responsible for the operative business as COO since the beginning of 2022.

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