Sandvik Coromant names Sean Holt Americas president
January 28, 2016 by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
Jan. 28, 2016 – Sandvik Coromant has announced Sean Holt as its new president of the Americas market area, describing him as an “experienced executive” in the manufacturing industry.
Holt was a member of the Americas Management team as the vice-president of engineering. He is now part of the Global Sales Management team reporting to Eduardo Martin, global vice-president of sales, whom he succeeds as the head of the Americas organization.
“Sean brings in-depth knowledge to all facets of our industry,” said Martin. “From business development and sales to engineering and R&D, I believe that his experience and skill set will be significant in delivering high-value solutions to our customers.”
Holt brings with him more than 20 years of engineering, business development, sales and executive management experience. He joined Sandvik Coromant in 2000 as a sales engineer in Birmingham, U.K. Since then, he has held several positions such as application development specialist and aerospace manager, market area Americas before taking on the position as vice-president of engineering, Market Area Americas in 2014.
“I am excited for this new challenge. Sandvik Coromant is in a good place with a strong market position and we will continue to build on that. Drawing inspiration from the talented people throughout the company and our network of partners, we will focus on our customers’ needs and ensure that we consistently exceed their expectations,” said Holt. “In an increasingly globalized market, I will utilize my international experience to broaden our business by reducing operational costs for our customers while continuing to develop a strong organization suited for the future of manufacturing.”