Walter DeppelerSenior Corporate Vice President Acer Inc.
President EMEA Operations
Walter Deppeler is acting as Senior Corporate Vice President of Acer Inc. and as President of Acer EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa). He joined Acer in 1997 as Managing Director of the Swiss office, before taking on double responsibility as Managing Director of Acer Germany and Sales & Marketing Director of Acer Europe in 2000.
In February 2003 he became Vice President of Acer EMEA, and has played a key role in supporting Acer EMEA President, Gianfranco Lanci, to expand successfully the company’s market share across the region.
Born in Baden in 1957, Walter studied at the Graduate School of Business Administration Zurich in Switzerland. He joined Texas Instruments in 1980, and became Managing Director of Texas Instruments Switzerland in 1990, before advancing to oversee the Central and Eastern European region for notebooks, printers, and consumer products as Regional Manager. In 1995 he was promoted to Marketing Director for Texas Instruments’ Mobile Computing division in Europe.