Movers and Shakers
Sept. 25, 2014 - Lafert North America, a Mississauga, Ont.-based supplier of motors and gearboxes, has appointed Michael Tough to the position of director of sales.
Sept. 22, 2014 - Kardex Remstar, a provider of automated storage and retrieval systems, has named Thomas Coyne the regional director of North America – president.
Sept. 12, 2014 - The Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association (APMA) has named Flavio Volpe as its new president.
Sept. 12, 2014 - Tom Johnstone has decided to step down as president and CEO of SKF, effective January 1, 2015.
Aug. 26, 2014 - Jonathan Dougherty has joined Heidenhain Corporation as the North American product specialist, Automation Division.
Aug. 26, 2014 - Harting has appointed veteran sales executive Claude Langlois as sales director for Canada, heading up its expanding sales and customer engagement for the Canadian market.
May 29, 2014 - Effective April 1, 2014, Omron Corporation expanded the executive roles for Nigel Blakeway, appointing him as CEO of Omron Electronics LLC Industrial Automation Company for the Americas.
Vimal Kapur has been named president of Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS), a Honeywell business that supplies automation control, instrumentation and services to process manufacturers in industries such as oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, petrochemicals, and metals, minerals and mining.
Malcolm Haines has been named dean of NAIT’s School of Trades, the largest provider of trades-related programming in Canada.
Eaton Canada has named Rob Goldsmith as sales manager, Commercial and Industrial, Canada, Cooper Power Systems Division, Electrical Sector – Americas, effective May 1, 2014. Goldsmith will be based out of Burlington, Ont.
Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO), the licensing and regulating body for professional engineers and engineering in the province, named J. David Adams, P.Eng., MBA, as its 95th president during its annual general meeting at the Fallsview Casino Resort in Niagara Falls, Ont., on April 26, 2014.
Mark Barfoot, managing director of Hyphen, a rapid prototyping and environmental testing facility, was appointed president of the 2014-2015 board of the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG). A Canadian, Barfoot is the first international board member to hold the president’s title for the U.S.-based association.
Wago Corporation has named Darick LaSelle as its northwest senior sales and I/O application engineer for Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming and the four western provinces of Canada.
Martinrea International Inc. has announced that Nick Orlando will step down as the Vaughan, Ont.-based company’s president and CEO, but will remain involved with the company as a consultant.
Joris Myny has been appointed as the senior vice-president of the Industry Sector at Siemens Canada.
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