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Phoenix Contact announces new head of automation in Canada


Phoenix Contact has appointed Udayan Pandya as head of the company’s industrial management and automation (IMA) business area, effective Feb. 1.

Udayan Pandya, Phoenix Contact

Pandya is responsible for the activities and performance of the IMA business areas in the Canadian market. He will lead Phoenix Contact’s vertical market management activities and develop the organization’s presence and effectiveness in select markets.

He brings over 23 years of experience leading and growing the industrial automation business in Canada.

Previously, Pandya held the position of director, industrial automation systems with Siemens and, most recently, vice-president with AIS Technologies Group.

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In a statement, the company says Pandya is a thought leader in the area of automation, Industry 4.0 and digitalization.