Movers and Shakers
Jun. 3, 2016 - Serta Simmons Bedding (SSB) has hired Daren Couture as its executive vice-president, operations, succeeding the company’s previous operations leader, Mark Baron, who retired in April. Couture will report Michael Traub, CEO, effective immediately.
Jun. 1, 2016 - Herb Hutchison has been named the vice-president of business development at Formtech Enterprises, a manufacturer of custom thermoplastic extruded products headquartered in Northeastern Ohio.
Jun. 1, 2016 - EHC Global (EHC), a manufacturer of escalator and elevator components, announced today the retirement of Ron Ball, the company’s founder, chairman and managing director of EHC’s Eastern Region operations. Ted Hornbein, general manager of Asia Pacific, will assume the role of managing director, Eastern Region, and will report directly to Jeno Eppel, EHC president and CEO.
May 26, 2016 - Appleton Group, a business unit of Emerson, has announced Dane Dreher will assume responsibilities as vice president of Appleton Canada where he will lead day-to-day operations, reporting directing to Appleton Group president Russ Kerstetter. Dreher succeeds Harish Shinde, who is being promoted to vice-president of Strategy & Customer Care for Appleton Group’s global operations.
May 19, 2016 - Dr. Hans J. Langer, founder and CEO of EOS GmbH, a global provider of additive manufacturing (AM) solutions, received the SME Additive Manufacturing Industry Achievement Award today at RAPID 2016 in Orlando, Fla.
May 19, 2016 - Congratulations to Orangeville, Ont.-based Innovative Finishing Solutions for winning the Sales Leadership Award for a second consecutive year at the Fanuc America 2016 Authorized System Integrator Conference held in Orlando, Fla.
May 18, 2016 - Mitsubishi Motors Corp. has announced that Testuro Aikawa, president and COO, and Ryugo Nakao, executive vice president, will be resigning to take responsibility for the mileage cheating scandal unfolding at the Japanese automaker.
Apr. 26, 2016 - The FDT Group, an international, not-for-profit industry association supporting FDT Technology, names Andre Uhl of Schneider Electric Automation GmbH and Shinji Oda of Yokogawa Electric to its board of directors.
Apr. 23, 2016 - William “Michael” Betts IV, chairman and CEO of Betts Company, was installed as the new president of the Spring Manufacturers Institute (SMI) during the association’s 2016 annual meeting in Dana Point, Calif. Betts will serve a two-year term for the trade association.
Apr. 23, 2016 - Wago has appointed Marc Thibert as the regional sales manager for Southwestern Ontario. He brings several years of experience in the automation sector in both sales and application support.
Apr. 22, 2016 - Last night, Rick Caldwell, founder and president of SCADAware, presented the first Control Systems Integrator Association (CSIA) Lifetime Achievement Award for Contributions to the Automation Industry to Dick Morley at the CSIA Executive Conference 2016 Awards Reception and Dinner, following CSIA CEO Jose M. Rivera’s announcement of the newly created award.
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