Friedhelm Best

Vice President Asia Pacific, HIMA ASIA PACIFIC

In the role of the Vice President Asia Pacific Region, Friedhelm Best has responsibility for HIMA’s business across Asia and the Pacific region. This includes all HIMA operations in various countries. The HIMA Group is the world's leading independent provider of smart safety solutions for industrial applications.

Formerly Sales Director for Europe and Africa, Friedhelm Best has extensive experience in international business and was responsible for notable large-scale projects. Prior to this, Friedhelm worked as Director of Global Key Account Management Industry in the Electrical Sector of Eaton. He was responsible for coordinating activities for global accounts in selected key segments as Marine & Offshore.


Friedhelm began his career as a sales engineer at HARTING in Germany, and was subsequently key account manager for Automotive Production. Friedhelm earned degrees in precision engineering from the University of Applied Sciences in Wilhelmshaven and in industrial engineering and management from the University of Applied Sciences in Emden. He is a certified Functional Safety Engineer (TÜV Rheinland) and is located in Singapore. Friedhelm is the Chairman in the Regional Markets Committee of the Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce.