From July 1st 2020, LIGMAN President and Group CEO, Mr Sakchai Manawongsakul and Mr Daniel Brand, Smart City Expert well known in the streetlight controls business for many years, signed a strategic partnership with LIGMAN Evolve Pty. Daniel Brand will join and support the team of LIGMAN Evolve, the latest subsidiary of the LIGMAN group, with the focus on the roll-out of 5G and developing a generation of Smart Poles designed specifically to host this and future Smart City network infrastructure and applications.
“I have worked with Daniel for many years and I am pleased to continue my association with him for our new portfolio of highly functional, Smart City poles.” said Mr Trevor Leighton, Managing Director of LIGMAN Evolve.
Daniel Brand, located in Germany, will be the first contact in Western Europe for cities, telcos and utilities who are looking for smart solutions to accelerate 4G and 5G network roll-outs.
Daniel was leading R&D in the digital streetlighting market for more than 12 years and is an expert in communication coverage and multiple networking protocols.
“Trevor convinced me in a single video call of the idea and possibilities around the ‘EVOLUTION Pole’. I am pleased to work together with this great team!” said Mr Daniel Brand.