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Heidenhain promotes Doyle to pres/managing director


July 13, 2017
By Manufacturing AUTOMATION

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David Doyle

Jul. 13, 2017 – David Doyle has been appointed president and managing director of Heidenhain Corp., where he will assume full responsibility for customer-focused operations for Canada, the U.S. and Mexico.

This change continues the succession plan for Rick Korte, present CEO of Heidenhain Corp.

“In his new role, David will steer the realization of the future vision for our U.S.-based operations, including initiatives to drive business growth and enhance our customers’ experience,” said Ralf Moog-Oberkircher, head of global sales for the Dr. Johannes Heidenhain GmbH. Headquartered in Traunreut, Germany, Dr. Johannes Heidenhain GmbH develops and supports motion control feedback solutions for the machine tool, semiconductor, electronics assembly and test, metrology, automation and other global markets.

Doyle offers brings more than 25 years of experience in international capital equipment business and technical support management to his new role.

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“I am looking forward to leading the Heidenhain Corp. team through the next phase of development and reaching our growth objectives in North America. Core to our team’s mission is delivering the highest quality innovative products to the markets we serve, with exceptional support to our customers,” said David Doyle, about his change in responsibility.

“I have the utmost confidence in David and trust he will continue to grow our business and support our customers with World Class service in all areas,” added Korte.