WEG deeply regrets to inform you that Mr. Eggon João da Silva, one of the WEG´s founders, passed away today, September 13, 2015, in Jaraguá do Sul at the age of 85.

The whole WEG family is quite saddened with such announcement, specially due to the great history Mr. Eggon built during his personal and professional life. Together with Mr. Werner and Mr. Geraldo, he offered unmeasurable contributions to WEG¿s growth and development both in Brazil and worldwide.

We will certainly remember him for everything he taugh us in terms of strategic planning, discipline and hard work. Always focused on the company business for a better future, Mr. Eggon¿s legacy can be summarized on his wise statement, which will for sure serve as a solid lesson for future generations.

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